Round 2 and 3 – Anticipated in 2023 and 2024
The purpose of the program is to build the capacity of heavy industry sectors to transition to net zero emissions by 2050, in line with government targets.
The program will fund feasibility studies and trials that help to avoid, reduce or offset carbon emissions from heavy industry processes, with a focus on supporting innovative technologies for carbon abatement and sequestration.
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will administer the $15 million program over the next five years through competitive grant rounds. The application process for grant round 1 opened on 13 October and closed on 16 December 2022.
- $15 million program over the next 5 years
- $50,000 – $500,000 grant for feasibility studies at a maximum contribution of 50%
- $100,000 to $1.5 million grant to support pilot projects and capital works at a maximum of 25 per cent of eligible project costs
To be eligible, you must:
- The study or project must apply to specific sites or locations within Western Australia
- The project must be additional to business-as-usual activities of the applicant
- An industrial business must be the lead or partner in the project, providing a cash or in-kind contribution
Finding a suitable grant opportunity is just the start of the process of getting funding. Let us help you! The application for each grant is different and the process can take time and effort. Contact us to walk you through everything from, processes, eligibility criteria and the grants, funding and financial assistance available at the moment.