Business Grants and Funding
Federal and State Governments and associated agencies are offering funding and support for Renewable Energy solution and service providers to assist business clients with their decarbonisation journey.
rev™ Branding is a specialist digital brand agency with more than 20+ years’ experience in providing forward-thinking marketing, communication, and brand advisory services for renewable energy brands. The Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP) provides the below summary of available grants.
We’ve helped dozens of renewable energy solution providers to access grants and various funding options to fund their business strategy, marketing, and sales programs.
Advancing Renewables Program
ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program supports a range of development, demonstration and pre-commercial deployment projects. This includes opportunities to optimise the transition to renewable electricity, commercialise clean hydrogen and support the transition to low emissions metals.
Industrial Energy Transformation Studies
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is offering grants of $100,000 to $500,000 for feasibility studies or $250,000 to $5 million for engineering studies for projects that support reduced energy costs and emissions in the industrial sector. This program is targeting the following sectors: manufacturing, industry, agriculture, mining, water supply, waste services and data centres.
Powering the Regions – Safeguard Transformation Stream
The first round of this funding stream will provide grants of $50,000 to $50 million (covering up to 50% of project costs) to trade exposed facilities to reduce their emissions and contribute to meeting Australia’s emissions reduction targets.
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
Business Energy and Water Program
Small-to-medium business can claim a rebate of up to $5,000 to upgrade to water-efficient and energy-efficient technologies, including appliances, cooling or heating, hot water, insulation, lighting, refrigeration and tapware and toilets.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Energy Savings Scheme
NSW businesses can seek support for activities which will help to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Eligible activities for commercial and industrial sites includes lighting upgrades, air conditioner replacement, installation of air source heat pump water heater systems, replacement of boilers and compressed air system activities.
High-emitting industries – Net Zero Industry and Innovation Investment Plan
$305 million in funding is available to help high-emitting industries develop and deploy decarbonisation projects, from feasibility studies through to commissioning.
Peak Demand Reduction Scheme
The Peak Demand Reduction Scheme (PDRS) from the NSW Government provides incentives to install more efficient appliances that use less electricity during peak times, such as air conditioners, refrigerated cabinets, heat pump hot water systems and motors for ventilation or refrigeration.
Electric Vehicle Fleets Incentive
Round three of the NSW Government’s $105 million Electric Vehicle Fleets Incentive with NSW businesses, councils, not-for-profits and hire companies encouraged to take up the incentives to support the purchase of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) or fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), with additional funds available for smart base charging.
Smarter Business Solutions
Northern Territory businesses and other eligible organisations can apply for grants to help fund energy advice and audits, renewable energy system installations and the implementation of efficiency measures.
Victorian Energy Upgrades Program
The Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program gives businesses discounts on a wide range of energy-efficient products that can help cut power bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Products eligible for support include lighting, refrigeration, ventilation and heating and cooling (including heat pumps). Depending on the size of your business and the upgrade/s, you can save between $500 and $74,000 a year on energy costs.
The Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP) provide a summary of the available grant options.
Business Growth Resources
Need Funding Options?
rev™ Marketing Finance gives you a variety of finance options that include Government grants, Lumi finance, and PayPal pay-later that will help you to kick-start your marketing & sales projects AND keep your business cash flow under control.
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If you feel that your business can benefit from these grants and funding options, please get in touch with us to speak about how we can help you to apply for the funding and bundle our digital marketing and sales programs to improve and grow your business.
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