Federal grant programs for smarter energy use announced

The Federal Government has announced a series of energy efficiency programs designed to encourage smarter energy use in business, local government, households and communities.

The programs, and their associated funding allocations are:

  • The Community Energy Efficiency Program – $200 million to assist local government, not-for-profit and community organisations to undertake energy efficiency upgrades to community infrastructure
  • The Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program – $100 million to support service providers in demonstrating smarter energy use in low-income households across Australia
  • The Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program – $40 million to support small- and medium-sized businesses and community groups by providing information and advice to make smarter energy choices.

The programs will be delivered in partnership with business, councils and community groups.

To find out more programs visit: www.climatechange.gov.au 

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