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29 05, 2020

New Energy Jobs Fund

2020-05-29T13:30:10+10:00May 29th, 2020|

What is the New Energy Jobs Fund? The $20 million New Energy Jobs Fund is designed to support Victorian-based projects that create long-term sustainable jobs, increase the uptake of renewable energy generation, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and drive innovation in new energy technologies.   Background The New Energy Jobs Fund, an initiative under the Future Industries Fund, supports high growth, as part of the Victorian Government’s Back to Work Plan to create 100,000 jobs and get Victoria back to work. The New Energy Jobs Fund (Program) has been designed to run over three annual rounds, with round one completed in 2016 and round two completed in 2017. The purpose of these Guidelines is to set out the objectives, assessment criteria and application process for the Industry Stream of round three of the New Energy Jobs Fund.   Funding $1.139 million in grant funding aimed at community energy projects that will: increase the uptake of renewable energy generation; consider energy justice and social benefits; promote community participation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This targeted funding recognises the capacity and capability constraints often faced by community renewable energy groups.   Key aspects to focus on Applicants will have approximately three months to [...]