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Energy Demand Management Grants VIC

Energy Demand Management Grants provide Victorian industrial businesses with funding to help them reduce their energy use.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

A total of $7 million is being provided toward the Program, which will fund multiple projects. Therefore, projects under $500,000 will be considered favourably.

Who is this for?

Victorian industrial businesses.


The program is part of the $31 million Business Recovery Energy Efficiency Fund (BREEF). It supports the installation of energy management systems, energy assessments and implementation of demand management solutions for businesses to increase their energy savings and reduce their energy bills.

The program will fund projects that involve:

  • capital investment in technology needed to enable demand response, including communications and control technology
  • professional advice to support uptake of demand-side opportunities
  • feasibility studies
  • energy audits
  • cost-benefit analysis
  • implementing
  • steps under/or formal accreditation to the ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems framework

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • operate in Victoria
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • have a site using over 40 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity or over 1 terajoule (TJ) of gas per year, demonstrated by 12 months’ worth of energy bills or meter data, or evidence from their energy provider, representing pre COVID-19 usage

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Energy Demand Management Grants.

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