On-farm energy grants and rebate

Rebate and grants – for equipment to improve farm energy efficiency

Program element

Who is it for?

Fast-Track Rebate – up to $20,000 (excluding GST) with matched funding

Farm businesses that have received a Type 1 or Type 2 on-farm energy assessment through the Agriculture Energy Investment Plan

Tier 1 grants – between $20,000 and $50,000 (excluding GST) with matched funding

Farm businesses that have received a Type 1 or Type 2 on-farm energy assessment

Tier 2 grants – between $50,000 and $250,000 (excluding GST) with matched funding

Farm businesses that have received a Type 2 on-farm energy assessment

The Agriculture Energy Investment Plan includes three components to the grants:

  • Fast-Track Rebate – grants of up to $20,000 for farm businesses that have received a Type 1 or Type 2 on-farm energy assessment through the Agriculture Energy Investment Plan
  • Tier 1 – grants of between $20,000 and $50,000 for equipment upgrades
  • Tier 2 – grants of between $50,000 and $250,000 for projects seeking equipment or process improvements in a connected way across farming systems

Grants will be provided on a 'dollar for dollar' cash co-contribution basis. Recipients are required to contribute at least 50 per cent of the total cash costs of the project.

Page last updated: 25 Mar 2021