Energy and Materials

Protect your business against rising costs by using less energy and materials.

The Smarter Resources Smarter Business - Energy and Materials Program provides funding and support for small to medium sized businesses to improve their energy and materials efficiency and boost productivity through:

Implementing projects

Capital funding grants of up to $50,000 are available to implement materials efficiency projects or up to $25,000 for energy efficiency projects.

Capital Funding Round Three is now open. Applications close 4 pm, Friday 2 May 2014.

View more information about Capital Funding 

Identifying Cost Saving Opportunities

Grants of up to $15,000 are available to undertake an energy or materials efficiency assessment - the first step on the road to savings.

Applications for resource assessments can be submitted at any time until 4pm, Friday 2 May 2014.  Applications will be assessed weekly.

Please note that this component will be reviewed periodically and Sustainability Victoria reserves the right to modify the component or close applications without notice.

View more information about Resource Assessments 

Building Business Capability

Delivered in partnership with industry associations, this program provides training, advice and on-site support to help small to medium sized businesses to understand, plan and implement energy and materials efficiency.

View details of current programs that can help build your business capability and know-how.