The Energy Efficient Communities Program – Dairy Farming Business Grants provides dairy farming businesses with grants of up to $20,000 to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and lower on-farm emissions. Grants may be used for equipment replacement, component upgrades, energy audits or feasibility studies.
Close date: 17 Aug 2020 05:00 PM AEST.
Please find more information and eligibility criteria here.
The Energy Efficient Communities Program will deliver $40 million in grants to help community groups and businesses lower their energy bills and reduce emissions.
What is the aim of the program?
To help businesses and community organisations save energy and lower bills through:
Who is it for and when do applications open?
There are two streams to the program:
Community Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants 2020 (Business Stream)
Eligible applicants will be:
The Business Stream incorporates an election commitment of $10 million for dairy farming businesses, which may apply through either of the above categories, subject to eligibility.
Full details of the eligibility requirements and how to apply will be specified in the guidelines, when released.
Eligible activities are expected to include:
Details of eligible activities for the Business Stream will be specified in the guidelines, when released.
Please see the Energy Savers Fact Sheet for details on finance and funding options for energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives. View full fact sheet here.
Positive Payback for business for energy efficiency projects such as:
The Eco Efficiency Group also have a great blog on funding options including: