Hotel Energy Uplift Program announced

The Hotel Energy Uplift Program will deliver $10.2 million in grants to help small and medium hotels reduce their energy use, improve energy productivity and deliver carbon abatement. 

Under the program, eligible hotels will receive assistance with:

  • upgrading equipment to reduce energy consumption
  • upgrading building fabric to save energy, such as improving windows, drapes or insulation
  • energy management activities and assessments, such as energy audits and engineering feasibility studies for energy efficiency upgrades
  • investing in energy monitoring and management systems.

Grants will be awarded to eligible applicants on a first come, first served basis. The program is expected to provide between 400 and 600 grants. Grants range from $10,000 to a maximum of $25,000.

Applications open: 24 February 2021

Applications close: 1 April 2021, or earlier if funding is exhausted

For more information and how to apply, see Hotel Energy Uplift Program.

Helping hotels lower their power bills Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, media release 11 February 2021