The Australian Commonwealth Government has announced a fund designed to support feasibility studies into more reliable, secure and cost-effective energy supply to regional and remote communities in Australia. The program will fund projects between $100,000 and $10m.
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.
The program is available to you for application if your project is located in an inner regional, outer regional, remote or very remote area as defined by the Australian Statistical Geographic Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Area
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