Business & Investment

Energy Assessment Grants

The Boosting Productivity energy assessment grants program is open to businesses spending over $20,000 a year on energy. 

An energy assessment will identify potential energy efficiency improvements for your business, review pricing tariffs, and suitable renewable energy options. 

Two grants types are available to cover 50% of the cost of an energy assessment at your business site:

  • Basic energy assessment grant: up to $2000 towards the cost of the assessment. This is recommended for businesses spending between $20,000 and $50,000 on energy per annum 
  • Detailed energy assessment grant: up to $15,000 towards the cost of the assessment. This is recommended for businesses spending more than $50,000 on energy per annum. 

A $3000 implementation bonus is also available for businesses that carry out one or more assessment recommendations. 

As this is a non-competitive program, a Business Productivity team adviser is available to guide you through the application process. The adviser can also tell you about other support services available, such as Gas Efficiency grantsMaterials Efficiency grants and our free Sustainable Finance service.


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To apply

Step 1:

Fill in the Registration form to begin the application process. Sustainability Victoria will use the information you provide to check if your business is eligible.

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Registration form for Energy Assessment Grants

Step 2:

A Business Productivity advisor will contact you to discuss your eligibility, selecting an assessor and scoping your assessment.

If you are looking for an energy assessor, you can download our guide Finding an Energy Assessor

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Finding an Energy Assessor
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Finding an Energy Assessor Word version

To help them prepare the scope of works for the assessment, energy assessors should read Conducting an Energy Assessment.

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Conducting an Energy Assessment
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Step 3:

Finalise your application with help from a Business Productivity adviser. You will need to agree to the Terms of Participation in a Grants Program.

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Terms of Participation in a Grants Program
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Step 4:

Receive feedback from a Business Productivity adviser on the outcome of your application.

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Standard Short Form Contract
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Standard Short Form Contract Word version

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Short Form Funding Agreement Terms and Conditions


For further information

Review the Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions
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Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions

Call 1300 363 744 or email grants.enquiries@sustainability.vic.gov.au