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Round 2 of Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises aims to assist businesses in upgrading or replacing inefficient equipment. The objectives of the program are: The intended outcomes of the program are: Key Dates: Due to the nature of this program and the demand on the system,…

Funding Amount:

A grant of up to $25,000, to cover up to 100% of eligible expenditure. There is a total of $41.241 million available for this grant opportunity.

Who is this for?

This grant opportunity is for small and medium sized businesses with an employee headcount of 1 to 199 employees.

The $40 million National Industrial Transformation Program (NIT Program), previously known as the Industrial Energy Transformation Studies (IETS) Program, will support the reduction of scope 1 and scope 2 emissions at existing or planned industrial facilities across Australia. Who is this for? The following target sectors are considered to…

Funding Amount:

The ARENA funding available under the Program is up to a total amount of $40 million and the total of all grants for a particular project under the Program will not exceed $15 million.

You can apply if you:

  • At the time of applying and throughout the life of the Project, the Applicant must hold an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be an Australian entity incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
  • have an Australian State or Territory-owned corporation, or a subsidiary of an Australian state or territory owned corporation; or c. an Australian local government or council or an Australian organisation that is purposed with representing and supporting local governments or councils

The implementation of metering and monitoring systems is a critical step towards identifying energy-saving opportunities and building the case for equipment upgrades.  This grant will help NSW businesses by providing up to $100,000 to cover up to 50% of the cost of implementing the recommendations of a energy metering…

Funding Amount:

Up to $100,000 to cover up to 50% of the cost of implementing the recommendations of your energy metering and monitoring plan

Who is this for?

This initiative is for NSW businesses in the manufacturing or industrial or commercial sector.

Eligibility:

You can apply if you:

  • have an energy metering and monitoring plan. The plan must:
    – be no more than 3 years old from the day of the grant application
    – accurately reflect the current processes and systems on site. The breakdown of costs must be supported by itemised quotes valid at the time of the application
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
  • the proposed metering plan implementation project must be at a NSW site address
  • spend a minimum of $200,000 a year on energy bills at that site, including all purchased fuels, except fuel for transport
  • have a complex energy system including, but not limited to, a combination of:
    – multiple processes
    – multiple distribution systems
    – multiple energy types
    – and/or-multiple end uses

If your application is for a commercial building:

  • only the base building is eligible
  • the occupancy certificate must have been issued prior to 1 January 2022
The $400 million Industrial Transformation Stream Program (ITS Program) will support the reduction of scope 1 and scope 2 emissions at existing industrial facilities in regional Australia.  The objectives of the ITS Program are to:  Who is this for? Eligible Projects: Projects should be: Funding Amount: Open since November…

The $400 million Industrial Transformation Stream Program (ITS Program) will support the reduction of scope 1 and scope 2 emissions at existing industrial facilities in regional Australia. The objectives are: replacing high energy use heating in council pools with energy-saving heat pumps, installing energy-efficient lighting at sporting fields, libraries and community centres and investing in other energy efficiency upgrades. This grant is open until December 2024 or until funds are exhausted.

The Australian Government is partnering with local governments to deliver the $100 million Community Energy Upgrades Fund. The fund will help improve energy efficiency, reduce operating costs and lower greenhouse emissions. The Australian Government will support local governments through co-funding energy efficiency and electrification upgrades of local government facilities….

The Australian Government is partnering with local governments to deliver the $100 million Community Energy Upgrades Fund.

The fund will help improve energy efficiency, reduce operating costs and lower greenhouse emissions.

The Australian Government will support local governments through co-funding energy efficiency and electrification upgrades of local government facilities.

The fund will provide grants to local governments for improvements that may include:

  • replacing high energy use heating in council pools with energy saving heat pumps
  • installing energy efficient lighting at sporting fields, libraries and community centres
  • investing in other energy efficiency upgrades.

This $100 million fund adds to the $1.6 billion Energy Savings Package delivering upgrades for homes and businesses in the 2023-24 Budget.

The guidelines for the program will be designed in close consultation with key stakeholders.

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