Insulation https://www.energy.gov.au/ en Household energy efficiency incentives https://www.energy.gov.au/rebates/home-and-business-energy-incentives-vic <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Household energy efficiency incentives</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-title field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program name</div> <div class="field__item">Victorian Energy Upgrades</div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/andrewmeers" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Andrew.Meers</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 2018-08-06 14:26</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-url field--type-link field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program URL</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.victorianenergysaver.vic.gov.au/save-energy-and-money/discount-energy-saving-products/save-with-these-energy-efficient-products">www.victorianenergysaver.vic.gov.au/save-energy-and-money/discount-energy-savin…</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><h2>Overview</h2> <p>The <strong>Victorian Energy Upgrades</strong> program helps households save energy and money with a range of discounts and special offers on selected energy-saving products and services.</p> <p>Discounts and special offers are only available from accredited providers as detailed on the Victorian Energy Upgrade products' pages.</p> <p>The program can help you with the cost of purchasing:</p> <ul> <li>weather-proofing strips, double-glazed windows, chimney dampers and vent covers</li> <li>energy-efficient fridges and freezers, and help with recycling the old fridge</li> <li>more energy-efficient heating and cooling</li> <li>hot water system upgrades</li> <li>energy and water-saving showerheads</li> <li>energy-efficient lighting</li> <li>energy-efficient TVs</li> <li>energy-efficient clothes dryers</li> <li>energy-saving pool pumps</li> <li>standby power controllers </li> </ul> <h2>Benefits</h2> <ul> <li>reduce your energy use and energy bills </li> <li>reduce your water use and water bills </li> <li>reduce greenhouse gas emissions</li> </ul> <h2>Key eligibility</h2> <p>To be eligible for assistance, you must:</p> <ul> <li>purchase specified energy-saving products and services from participating businesses</li> <li>have the appliance or product professionally installed where required</li> <li>complete the relevant paperwork at the time of purchase</li> </ul> <p>Victorian homeowners, renters and landlords are eligible for the discounts and special offers. If renting, check to see if you need your landlord's permission before making changes to your home.</p> <p>Other conditions may apply.</p> <h2>Next steps</h2> <p>Check your eligibility and apply at:</p> <p><a href="https://www.victorianenergysaver.vic.gov.au/save-energy-and-money/discount-energy-saving-products/save-with-these-energy-efficient-products"><u>State Government of Victoria</u></a> website</p> <p>Call 136 186</p> <p>Call 133 677 (National Relay Service) or visit <a href="http://www.relayservice.com.au/"><u>www.relayservice.com.au</u></a> if you have a hearing or speech impairment</p> </div> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 04:26:48 +0000 Andrew.Meers 1701 at https://www.energy.gov.au Home and business energy incentives https://www.energy.gov.au/rebates/home-and-business-energy-incentives-sa <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Home and business energy incentives</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-title field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program name</div> <div class="field__item">Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme</div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/andrewmeers" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Andrew.Meers</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 2018-08-06 11:52</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-url field--type-link field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program URL</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://www.escosa.sa.gov.au/industry/rees/overview/rees-overview">www.escosa.sa.gov.au/industry/rees/overview/rees-overview</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><h2>Overview</h2> <p>The <strong>Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme</strong> (REES) can help eligible South Australian households and businesses with a range of <a href="https://www.escosa.sa.gov.au/industry/rees/minimum-specifications/energy-efficiency-activities">special offers, incentives, activities and products</a> to save energy. These are available from energy retailers and their contractors.</p> <h2>Benefits</h2> <ul> <li>households and businesses may be able to receive free or discounted energy efficiency activities and products  <ul> <li>activities include installing energy efficient lighting</li> <li>installing water efficient shower heads, helping to save water and water heating costs</li> </ul> </li> <li>reduce your energy use and save on your energy bills</li> <li>reduce your greenhouse gas emissions</li> </ul> <h2>Key eligibility</h2> <p>All South Australian households and businesses may be eligible to participate.</p> <p>Residents in concession or low income groups could be eligible for a free energy audit.</p> <p>Other conditions may apply.</p> <h2>Next steps</h2> <p>Check your eligibility and apply at:</p> <p><a href="https://www.escosa.sa.gov.au/industry/rees/overview/rees-overview">Essential Services Commission of South Australia</a> website</p> <p>Call 1800 633 592 (mobile phones and South Australian residents only) or (08) 8463 4444</p> </div> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:52:07 +0000 Andrew.Meers 1696 at https://www.energy.gov.au Energy and water-efficient product information https://www.energy.gov.au/rebates/energy-and-water-efficient-product-information-vic <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Energy and water-efficient product information</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-title field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program name</div> <div class="field__item">Smarter Choice retail program</div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/andrewmeers" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Andrew.Meers</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 2018-08-01 08:42</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-url field--type-link field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program URL</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Smarter-Choice-retail-program">www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Smarter-…</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><h2>Overview</h2> <p>The <strong>Smarter Choice retail program</strong> makes it easier for all Victorian households to save on energy and water bills by making smarter choices when buying new appliances and products.</p> <p>Products covered include <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Clothes-dryers">clothes dryers</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Computers">computers</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Heating/Choose-energy-efficient-heating">heating</a> and <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Cooling/Choose-energy-efficient-cooling">cooling</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Dishwashers">dishwashers</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Fridges-and-freezers">fridges and freezers</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Hot-water/Choose-a-hot-water-system">hot water systems</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Building-and-renovating/Insulation">insulation</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Lighting">lighting</a>, <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/TVs">TVs</a> and <a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/en/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Washing-machines">washing machines</a>.</p> <h2>Benefits</h2> <ul> <li>use energy and water-efficient appliances to reduce energy use and energy bills</li> <li>help the environment by using less energy and water</li> <li>expert advice and information in over 400 participating stores to help you compare the running costs and environmental performance of the products you're looking to buy</li> <li>information on how to recycle your old appliances and reduce waste</li> </ul> <h2>Eligibility</h2> <p>Open to all Victorian households.</p> <h2>Next steps</h2> <p>Find your local retailer at:</p> <p><a href="http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/You-and-Your-Home/Save-energy/Appliances/Smarter-Choice-retail-program">State Government of Victoria</a> website</p> </div> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 22:42:20 +0000 Andrew.Meers 1651 at https://www.energy.gov.au Agricultural energy efficiency assistance https://www.energy.gov.au/rebates/agricultural-energy-efficiency-assistance <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Agricultural energy efficiency assistance</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-title field--type-string field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program name</div> <div class="field__item">Agricultural Energy Investment Plan</div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/andrewmeers" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Andrew.Meers</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 2018-07-06 09:44</span> <div class="field field--name-field-program-url field--type-link field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Program URL</div> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/farm-management/agriculture-energy-investment-plan">http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/farm-management/agriculture-energy-in…</a></div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><h2>Overview</h2> <p>The Victorian Agricultural Energy Investment Plan assists farmers to better manage energy costs through improved energy efficiency and purchasing new technologies including solar PV systems. Under the plan eligible farms can access:</p> <ul> <li>free on-farm energy assessments</li> <li>on-farm energy grants</li> </ul> <h2>Benefits</h2> <ul> <li>improve energy productivity</li> <li>reduce energy use and bills</li> <li>improve energy reliability</li> <li>support own-generation capacity</li> <li>reduce greenhouse gas emissions</li> </ul> <h2>Key eligibility</h2> <p>To be eligible for the program you must meet all of the following criteria where you:</p> <ul> <li>are a primary producer with a site in Victoria that is one or more of the following: <ul> <li>cultivating or propagating plants, fungi or their products or parts in any physical environment</li> <li>maintaining animals for the purpose of selling them or their bodily produce </li> <li>manufacturing dairy produce from raw material that they produce</li> <li>operating on-land aquaculture facilities</li> </ul> </li> <li>have spent more than $8000 on energy costs (including diesel) in the 12 months prior to applying for an energy assessment</li> <li>are a registered business with an ABN</li> <li>meet your industrial relations obligations as an employer, in accordance with the National Employment Standards</li> <li>agree to participate in program evaluation activities</li> </ul> <p>You are not eligible to apply if you are:</p> <ul> <li>a primary producer engaged in forestry, on-sea aquaculture or fisheries</li> <li>an agriculture transport operator</li> </ul> <p>On-farm assessments are available until March 2020 or until funding is exhausted – whichever comes first.</p> <p>Other conditions may apply.</p> <h2>Next steps</h2> <p>Check your eligibility and apply at:</p> <p><a href="http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/farm-management/agriculture-energy-investment-plan">Agriculture Victoria</a> website</p> <p>Call 13 61 86</p> </div> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 23:44:05 +0000 Andrew.Meers 1506 at https://www.energy.gov.au