Clean Energy Investment Programs

By: Saving Point  27-Apr-2012
Keywords: Business Consultants, Procurement, Clean Energy

Australian businesses are facing significant cost pressures and related regulatory requirements as a result of key policy changes designed to mitigate carbon emissions, including: Taxes on carbon emissions; Rising energy prices; Inadequate funding to facilitate measures to reduce emissions such as the replacement of existing high emitting processes with low emission solutions. Manufacturing, food production and processing businesses, are most likely to be affected by the carbon tax and therefore need to ensure they take advantage of the billion dollar government grant programs available to undertake emission-reducing initiatives. The specific programs for manufacturers that are currently open for applications include: The $800 million Clean Technology Investment Program; and the The $200 million Clean Technology Food & Foundries Investment. Program Highlights Applies to manufacturers incorporated and operating in Australia. Funds up to 50% of costs of CAPEX projects for energy efficient capital equipment and low pollution technologies, processes and products. Competitive program, meaning that both the eligibility and merit criteria have to be met in order to have a chance of securing the funding. How we assist you We can assist you secure the funding and saving precious time by: Assessing eligibility and pre-project planning requirements. Drafting and submitting the AusIndustry application. Providing ongoing and Post-Project Reporting to AusIndustry. Conducting overall project management of the application process. Saving Point has the expertise in the energy and government grants space to apply and implement these programs on behalf of clients. We offer services that are customised to the needs of each of our clients and understand the time constraints on staff and management in a highly competitive and constrained business environment. Click here for a more detailed overview of the program, including eligibilty and merit criteria, project examples and types of costs that can be claimed.

Keywords: Business Consultants, Clean Energy, Clean Energy Investment Programs, Government Grants, Procurement,

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