Aug 11, 2017 Written by 

Grants for energy assessments and gas efficiency

(new program – opening September 2017)

Surging prices have created huge increases in gas costs for Victorian businesses. Manufacturers and other energy intensive businesses are all feeling the pain and are looking for savings. Whilst the national policy debate continues some assistance to Victorian businesses is at hand. Sustainability Victoria has a suite of grants aimed at helping Victorian businesses (of any size) reduce their gas consumption and energy costs. The grants cover:



Grant

Subsidy Value (capped)

Gas efficiency (new)

$50,000

Energy usage assessments 
+ implementation


$15,000
$3,000


Materials efficiency

$13,000

Energy efficiency capability

Subsidised training

Sustainable Finance Service

Finance facilitation between tenants and landlords


The suite of assistance aims at helping businesses stay competitive and create permanent savings from reduced energy consumption.  The grants and benefits are of sufficient scale to make the application worth the effort. Ndevr Environmental has navigated the Sustainability Victoria programs to show what is on offer – above.


Combine subsidies and focus effort to maximise energy savings


The opportunity to combine an energy assessment with a gas efficiency grant is especially appealing. Undertaking the energy assessment first ensures that you focus on those projects that deliver the most cost-effective savings. It may be just the right time to have an independent expert run their trained eye over your operations to identify savings to be had along with those you already know about. Energy usage assessment grants that match funding up to $15K + $3K for implementation makes that analysis more affordable.

Eligibility Criteria – Detailed Efficiency Assessment and Gas Efficiency Grant


Are your stationery and on-site energy bills over $50K? You may already have a project in mind or are looking for ideas. Ndevr Environmental can help you prioritise projects, develop the business case and ensure you have a strong application for the gas efficiency grants. The Gas Efficiency Grants program is likely to open in September 2017. If you would like to stay in the loop and/or kick-off with a subsidised detailed energy assessment (Level 2), please contact us directly.

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