The South Australian Government will provide $31 million to assist large energy using businesses in South Australia to manage their electricity costs and contribute energy supply benefits to the state.
The objective of the SAEPP is to reduce energy costs to South Australian businesses and have a beneficial impact on the energy market in South Australia.
The Energy Productivity Program will be available to businesses that use more than 160MWh of electricity each year to incentivise investment in energy productivity measures.
The program has two components:
• Energy Productivity Audit Grant Program – grants of 75 per cent of the cost of a Level 2 energy audit, up to $15,000, to businesses to engage an external energy auditor to identify energy productivity opportunities. Open for applications to 31 May 2017.
• Energy Productivity Implementation Grant Program – grants to implement the recommendations of the audits conducted through the Energy Productivity Audit Grant Program or the recommendations of a recently completed energy audit with a preference for projects that provide broader market benefits to South Australia. Open for applications to 31 March 2018.
For more information, Program guidelines and Application Form visit www.statedevelopment.sa.gov.au