Smarter Business Solutions NT

The Smarter Business Solutions program provides funding for NT organisations to help them improve their energy, waste and water efficiency and reduce their costs.


Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What do you get?

Up to $20,000.

Who is this for?

Businesses, Indigenous enterprises and not-for-profit organisations based in the NT.


The Smarter Business Solutions program provides businesses with funding to help them improve their energy efficiency and reduce costs.

The program offers different types of support including:

  • advice on current efficient technologies and practices
  • a walk-through site survey to identify potential savings opportunities
  • grants to help pay for efficiency improvements, including the installation of off-grid / on-grid renewable energy systems

Grants available include:

  • up to 50% of the cost for efficiency improvements - maximum of $20,000
  • up to 20% for the installation of off-grid renewable energy systems - maximum of $20,000
  • up to 10% for the installation of on-grid renewable energy systems - maximum of $10,000

Maximum funding is only available for projects that show a simple financial payback of three to five years.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have been located in the Northern Territory for at least 12 months
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have an annual turnover of between $75,000 and $20 million
  • not be on a domestic tariff if connected to an electricity grid
  • have less than 200 employees
  • meet all requirements and accept the terms specified on the application

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Smarter Business Solutions.

Contact information