Regional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund Microgrids 2019-20


Regional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund Microgrids provides funding to undertake feasibility studies into more reliable, secure and cost effective energy supply for regional and remote communities in Australia.
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What do you get?

Grants from $100,000 to $10 million.

Who is this for?

Australian businesses with projects located in an inner regional, outer regional, remote or very remote areas.

Overview


The Regional and Remote Communities Reliability Fund - Microgrids (the program) was announced by the Australian Government to support feasibility studies into more reliable, secure and cost effective energy supply to regional and remote communities in Australia.

The program will fund feasibility studies looking at microgrid technologies to replace, upgrade or supplement existing electricity supply arrangements in off-grid and fringe-of-grid communities located in regional and remote areas.

The objective of the program is to support regional and remote communities to investigate whether replacing, upgrading or supplementing a microgrid or upgrading existing off-grid and fringe-of-grid supply with microgrid or related new energy technologies would be cost effective.

Eligibility


What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an entity incorporated in Australia and a trading corporation

Your trading activities must either:

  • form a sufficiently significant proportion of the corporation’s overall activities as to merit it being described as a trading corporation
  • are a substantial and not merely peripheral activity of the corporation.

We can only accept applications if:

Check the full eligibility details in the Grant opportunity guidelines.

Key documents


 

Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample grant agreement standard

Accountant declaration