New Energy Jobs Technology funding available & EOIs open for new Microgrid Demonstration Initiative

Funding is now available for new energy technology projects to encourage the uptake of renewable energy and reduce emissions.

The third round of the Victorian Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund opened this week, offering up to $3 million, with grants of between $20,000 and $1 million available.

The program is designed to help community and business needs, with a focus on funding projects that will deliver significant community benefits.

This round has separate streams for new energy technology community and industry applications with categories that focus on manufacturing, technology, sustainable transport, community and skills.

The Government also announced the opening of the Expression of Interest stage of a $10 million Microgrid Demonstration Initiative. Grants of between $100,000 and $5 million will be available to facilitate and implement state-wide microgrid demonstration projects, with the aim of unlocking clean energy microgrid markets in Victoria.

For more information or to apply visit Business Victoria.