The Hotel Energy Uplift Program will provide grants to support small and medium hotels to reduce their energy use, improve energy productivity and deliver carbon abatement. Eligible businesses are small to medium sized hotel, motel or serviced apartment complex with 1 to 99 guest rooms that are advertised to, and available to be booked by, members of the public on a nightly basis.

The objectives of the program are to assist hotels to:

  • upgrade equipment to reduce energy consumption
  • upgrade the building fabric to save energy, such as improving windows, drapes or insulation
  • undertake energy management activities and assessments, such as energy audits and engineering feasibility studies for energy efficiency upgrades
  • invest in energy monitoring and management systems.

Grants from $10,000 to $25,000 are available through the program. Applications open 24 Feb 2021 09:00 AM AEDT, and close 01 Apr 2021 05:00 PM AEDT. There is $10.2 million available for this grant opportunity.

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