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Boosting business productivity

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The Victorian Government assists businesses to reduce costs and boost productivity by improving their energy and materials efficiency, and reusing or avoid waste.

The $6.1 million Boosting Business Productivity program supports businesses to access expert advice and support needed to cut energy and materials costs, reduce greenhouse emissions, and improve energy productivity. The program includes grants for businesses, a sustainable finance service, and various training, events, and information resources.

Gas Efficiency Grants

Grants of up to $50,000 are available for businesses to improve energy productivity and affordability, support jobs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

These grants are open now.

Apply for a Gas Efficiency Grants


Energy Assessment Grants

Grants of up to $18,000 are available for businesses spending over $20,000 a year on energy, to commission an energy assessment which will identify and implement energy improvements. 

These grants are open now.

Apply for an Energy Assessment Grant


Materials Efficiency Grants

Grants of up to $13,000 are available to manufacturers looking to find solutions to their waste problems, which will result in more efficient use of materials and less waste sent to landfill.

These grants are open now.

Apply for a Materials Efficiency Grant


Energy Efficiency Knowledge and Skills

A number of industry associations, business networks and registered training organisations (RTOs) have received Energy Efficiency Capability grants to develop energy efficiency knowledge and skills (capabilities) in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and service providers.

More information will be available soon about how businesses and service providers can participate in the funded projects.


Gas Efficiency Masterclasses

SV is hosting free Gas Efficiency Masterclasses for business that will help you improve energy efficiency and get a grip on your gas bills.

Learn more about Gas Efficiency Masterclasses


Sustainable Finance service

A free finance facilitation service available to all businesses, property owners, councils and community groups seeking to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy.

This service is available now.

Access the Sustainable Finance service