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Powering Communities Program

ClosedGrant Closed: 11th of June 2021 for Parkes Electorate- Closes 28 May for New England Value: $5,000 to $12,000 Run By: Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Further Information: https://www.energy.gov.au/government-priorities/energy-programs/powering-communities-program

The Powering Communities Program will provide grants to help not-for-profit community organisations reduce energy use, improve energy productivity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

The program aims to save energy and reduce power bills through:

  • upgrading equipment to reduce energy consumption
  • undertaking energy management activities and assessments, such as energy systems assessments and feasibility studies
  • investing in energy monitoring and management systems
  • investing in on-site renewable energy and solar-connected batteries.

12 grants are available for each federal electorate, and applications must be invited by the applicable federal member through an expression of interest process.

EOI's for the New England Electorate need to be submitted to Barnaby Joyce by the 28th of May.

EOIs for the Parkes Electorate need to be submitted to Mark Coulton by the 11th of June.

Last Updated: 20th of April 2021
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