DIAA members, does your business have 1-199 employees and is wanting to become more energy efficient? Check out the latest Energy Efficient Communities Program Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Grants for SME manufacturers.
Grants are $10,000 to $25,000, with no co-contribution required. Closes 18 Feb (or earlier if funding all allocated). Head to https://business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/energy-efficient-communities-program-food-and-beverage-manufacturing-business-grants or call 13 28 46.
The grants are to help small and medium food & beverage manufacturing businesses improve their energy efficiency, through projects such as:
- replacing equipment like a refrigerator with a more efficient unit, a boiler with a heat pump, or a steam steriliser with a UV steriliser
- modifying existing systems to run more efficiently like installing variable speed drives on pumps, installing heat recovery, or automatic controls
- undertaking energy management activities, energy audits and engineering feasibility studies
- investing in energy monitoring and management systems