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Australian Capital Territory

Finance and funding opportunities for the ACT can be found here.

We haven't tracked them all yet, so please advise us if you know of finance or funding opportunities that could be included.



Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (Closing 8 April 2024)

Name of program: Energy Efficiency Grants for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Intended outcome: 

  • supporting businesses to upgrade or replace inefficient equipment and implement other energy efficiency activities.
  • assists businesses to lower their energy use and improve their energy efficiency. It will also contribute to easing energy price fluctuations for businesses.   

Who is it for: 

  • small to medium sized businesses with an employee headcount of 1 to 199 employees.

Who’s funding it? Australian government, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water


  • grants of between $10,000 and $25,000
  • grants must fund a range of energy efficiency activities, such as: 

    • upgrading or replacing inefficient technologies, such as changing existing display fridge cabinets with more efficient models, or gas cookers with electric equivalents.  
    • improving space and water heating systems  
    • conducting energy audits 
    • installing energy monitoring systems. 
  • businesses are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

When does funding close? Closing 8 April 2024

How do I apply? Click here



Sustainable Household Scheme

Name of program: Sustainable Household Scheme

Who is it for: 

  • residents of the ACT who own a home OR hold a current driving licence
  • community groups

Who's funding it? ACT government


  • Eligible home owners can borrow from $2,000 to $15,000 with up to 10 years to repay it. There's zero interest, and no upfront costs or fees. 
  • Loans must be used to buy energy-efficient products, including:

    • rooftop solar panels 
    • household battery storage systems
    • electric heating and cooling systems
    • hot water heat pumps 
    • electric stove tops
    • electric vehicles
    • electric vehicle charging infrastructure
    • ceiling insulation
    • installation costs for these products.

When does funding close? OPEN

How do I apply? Click here 





Thanks to Allan Sharp for the photo!

Key learnings from the ACT roundtable feeding into the co-design of the First Nations Clean Energy Strategy

While there are still further discussions to be had with ACT First Nations residents, there were a number of key learnings from the two-day ACT roundtable held on 23-24 August 2023.

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