Energy efficiency capability grants

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The following organisations will deliver projects that build industry capabilities in energy efficiency:

  • Australian Industry Group will support manufacturers with workshops, one on one mentoring, and business coaching
  • Australian Refrigeration Association will monitor and benchmark energy use of refrigeration systems in restaurants and cafes, and provide training to refrigeration contractors
  • Bayside City Council will provide sector specific training to aged care facilities, and wider support through the Bayside Business Network 
  • Melbourne Polytechnic will partner with Energy Skills Australia to deliver a new Certificate IV in Energy Management and Control to qualified electricians. The pilot program will run in January 2018, and afterwards will be available to other training organisations around Victoria.
  • Nilumbik Shire Council will support local cafes to realise to reduce energy costs
  • Vegetable Growers Association of Victoria Inc will support growers to optimise energy use, including benchmarking energy use and developing an online tool.

The funding will enable these organisations to deliver workshops, training and tools to help businesses build knowledge and skills in energy efficiency as Victoria makes the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Projects will commence mid 2017 and be completed in early 2019.

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Want to know more? Get in touch with:

Grants Support Representative

Sustainability Victoria

1300 363 744