High energy using businesses energy efficiency grants


The Energy Efficient Communities Program – High Energy Using Business Grants provides businesses with grants of up to $25,000 to improve their energy efficiency. Grants may be used for equipment and component improvements, energy audits, feasibility studies and/or energy use and emission monitoring. 

The maximum grant amount is $25,000 and the maximum project period is 18 months. The grant percentage is 50% and you are responsible for the remaining project expenditure.

Australasian recycling label

Program name
Australasian Recycling Label

The Australasian Recycling Label provides Australians with easy-to-understand recycling information when you need it most.  It makes it easier for you to put the right packaging in the right bin. It removes confusion, saves time and reduces waste going to landfill.

Product stewardship grants to reduce waste and increase recycling rates

Program name
National Product Stewardship Investment Fund

The National Product Stewardship Investment Fund provides grants of up to $1 million for projects that will deliver against the fund's two objectives. To accelerate work on new product stewardship schemes and/or improve rates of recycling across new and existing schemes.

Container deposit refund scheme - Qld

Program name
Containers for Change

The Containers for Change scheme enables people in Queensland to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.

Agricultural and business energy audits and advice

Program name
Business Energy Savers Program

The Queensland Business Energy Savers Program provides free energy audits and advice for agricultural customers and large business customers, and co-contributions to fund energy-efficiency upgrades.

Pool pump tariff incentive - Energex

Program name
Energex Pool Rewards

The Energex Pool rewards program provides eligible Queensland households with a financial incentive of $200 to connect a pool pump to Economy Tariff 33.

Renewable power incentives

Program name
Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme

Households and small businesses across Australia that install a small scale renewable energy system (solar, wind or hydro) or eligible hot water system may be able to receive a benefit under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) to help with the purchase cost.

Energy-efficient air conditioning incentive - Ergon Energy

Program name
PeakSmart air conditioning program

The Ergon Energy PeakSmart air conditioning program provides Queensland households and businesses connected to Ergon’s network with financial incentives of up to $400 for purchasing and installing a PeakSmart air conditioner or converting an existing air conditioner to PeakSmart.

Energy-efficient air conditioning incentive - Energex

Program name
PeakSmart air conditioning program

The Energex PeakSmart air conditioning program provides south east Queensland households, businesses, builders, developers, retailers and tradies with financial incentives for purchasing and installing a PeakSmart air conditioner.