Food and beverage manufacturers on the Mid North Coast are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to save on energy bills.
Under the latest $19.9 million round of the Energy Efficient Communities (EEC) program, Federal grants are available to assist small and medium sized businesses to improve energy efficiency and adopt new energy technologies.
Federal Nationals Member for Lyne, Dr David Gillespie, said the grants can be used to replace existing equipment with more energy efficient models, to carry out energy audits, or improve energy monitoring and management.
“Put simply, these grants are to help bring down energy bills for our local businesses,” Dr Gillespie said.
“They’re also a direct incentive for businesses to reduce emissions. By targeting food and beverage manufacturers, this program will benefit some of the more energy-intensive small and medium businesses in our region.”
Applications close on February 18, 2022 (or earlier if funding is exhausted).
More information, grant guidelines and application forms are available at www.business.gov.au/EECFB, or by calling 13 28 46.