Small Business Energy Saver Program

Incentives to upgrade equipment to increase energy efficiency

Small Business Energy Saver Program

The Small Business Energy Saver Program will deliver $5 million in bonuses to small businesses across Victoria to support their transition to a low-cost, energy-efficient business model. Gippsland Climate Change Network has been contracted by Sustainability Victoria to be an intermediary to introduce the Small Business Energy Saver Program to local small business and to assist them in navigating the process.

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Savings for upgrading equipment

In addition to incentives through the Victorian Energy Upgrades program, bonuses up to $2000 are available in the Small Business Energy Saver Program for eligible small businesses that have 19 employees or less.

Businesses can use bonuses to make multiple eligible upgrades, which can include:

  • heat pump hot water systems
  • space heating and cooling systems
  • water efficient pre-rinse spray valves
  • low-flow shower heads
  • refrigerators and upright freezers
  • refrigerated display cabinets
  • fan motors in refrigeration systems.

Upgrades are available to small businesses across various sectors including hospitality, retail, accommodation, healthcare and professional services, and small-scale manufacturing.

By switching to energy-saving equipment, Victorian small businesses can save 15 to 20% of the equipment’s annual energy operational costs.

Communities working together

The bonus incentive will be delivered to small businesses by accredited providers (AP’s) in partnership with local contractors to encourage new job growth through partnerships in regional Victoria.

GCCN will be actively recruit small business participation and promote the benefits of the program in Baw Baw, East Gippsland, Latrobe, South Gippsland, Wellington.

The Small Business Energy Saver bonus will empower Victorian small businesses to:

  • lower their annual energy costs
  • save installation costs
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • climate-proof their workplaces.

Contact a GCCN Small Business Energy Saver consultant to book a visit or conversation with one of our friendly team. Call 1800 839 007 or fill in the form below: