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Grant Opportunity: Hotel Energy Uplift Program

By February 24, 2021No Comments2 min read

Opening Wednesday 24 February: Grants for Motel/Hotel Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Small to medium sized hotels, motels or serviced apartment complexes with 1 to 99 guestrooms may be eligible to apply for a grant up to $25,000 to support energy efficiency upgrades. 

The Federal Government is offering $3.14 million in grant funding across Queensland on a first-come, first-served basis for projects including:

  • 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.

Applicants do not need to make a co-contribution (i.e. you can apply for up to 100% of costs), however you will need to obtain quotes to support your application.

Interested businesses are urged to get their submissions in as quickly as possible as the grant round is expected to be expended quickly. 

For full information and to check your eligibility please visit:


The Hotel Energy Uplift Program will run over one year from 2020-21 to 2021-22. The program provides grants to support small and medium hotels to reduce their energy use, improve energy productivity and deliver carbon abatement. Open date: 24 Feb 2021 09:00 AM AEDT. Close date: 01 Apr 2021 05:00 PM