VACC Alliance Partner, Smart Power is offering its industry expertise to members interested in applying for the Federal Government's Energy Efficient Communities Program. The initiative provides small businesses $5,000 – $20,000 grants in order to help them improve energy efficiency.
If successful, businesses can use funds to save energy through:
- replacing existing equipment with higher efficiency equipment
- installing or replacing a component/s to help an existing system run more efficiently
- carrying out energy audits
- carrying out monitoring of energy usage and emissions.
The grant opportunity is available to small businesses with an annual turnover of less than $10 million per year, based on Business Activity Statements from the last 12-month period.
To ensure VACC members put their best foot forward, Smart Power is offering their expertise during the application process and members are encouraged to contact:
For more information
Australian Government: Funding for small businesses to improve energy efficiency, reduce costs and lower energy consumption