New Energy Jobs Fund for Communities and Industry

The Victorian Government has run two rounds of $5M from the New Energy Jobs Fund .  

Enhar has been involved in applications for:

* Energy storage product roll out in Victoria using Victorian made technologies

* Business case for establishing a new community co-op energy retailer

* Solar farm feasibility for Council owned landfill areas

* Battery and solar project for community sports stadium

Grants will support Victorian-based projects that create long-term sustainable jobs, increase the uptake of renewable energy generation and drive innovation in new energy technologies.

The Program offers grants ranging from $50,000 to $1 million. Projects under the Community category are able to apply for funding of up to $100,000 for the development of a business case or up to $1 million for project implementation and advisory services.

Enhar works with Community groups to develop exciting projects and business cases.

Enhar is also works with industry and manufacturers who are building new product lines in the renewable energy space.

The Fund will support Industry to bring forward Manufacturing of new energy technology, innovation in commercial and technological solutions, and to deploy energy storage products and services.

The third funding round is expected in early 2018.

Contact Enhar to find out how our grant-application and project management services and track record can serve you.


Testimonials

The technical analysis seemed excellent, objectively advocating issues of importance to the client in a clear comprehensive suite of reports.

Leonie Kelleher - Environment and Planning Law Principal
Kellehers Barristers and Solicitors
Feb 2017

Enhar provided us with a well-written and very valuable report that was concise, clear and has given us the necessary information to make an informed decision in relation to rooftop photovoltaics. Enhar were very receptive to requests and provided ...more

Simon Dormer - Sustainable Design Officer
Hobsons Bay City Council
Sept 2015, Melbourne

Enhar provided good service for us and were always flexible in helping us reach our goals. We would recommend them to anyone looking for assistance.

Jarryd Thraves
Alternative Resources Management Pty Ltd
Sept 2015, Perth, Western Australia

We have been delighted with the service provided by Enhar on our Solar Feasibility and Detailed Design Study - great time management, open communication channels and high quality results.

Prue Robertson - Climate Change Officer
Frankston City Council
Nov 2014

Enhar were a pleasure to work with and provided us a high standard report.

David Bell
Senior Sustainability Planner, Warringah Council
March 2011

We were delighted by Enhar's communication both before and during our project. We were also very impressed by their professional reporting and informed recommendations. They made sure to provide us with what we were after- not just what they w ...more

Stephen Devenish - Environmental Engineer
Manningham City Council
Nov 2014

Enhar successfully delivered a comprehensive micro generation feasibility study for Moreland City Council in 2014. Additionally we asked Enhar to deliver detailed designs for commercial scale PV systems across 11 of Councils high profile buildings ...more

Stuart Nesbitt - Climate Change Technical Officer
Moreland City Council
Sept 2014

We initially engaged Enhar to complete a solar energy audit to better understand how solar energy would benefit the Hospital, and to ensure that our infrastructure was able to handle the installation. 4 days after we engage Enhar a grant became av ...more

Michael Giffard - Project Officer
Nathalia District Hospital
Feb 2014

The assistance Enhar provided for obtaining capital funding under the Victorian State Government's SRSB Energy and Materials Program was very professional and of a high standard. Enhar accepted the challenge to work within a very short time fr ...more

Guenter Fischer - Production Manager
Sun Ace (Australia) Pty. Ltd
January 2014

Enhar provided Canadian Solar with support in an ARENA grant proposal and Market Research regarding Solar PV+Energy Storage Systems (ESS). Canadian Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd is very pleased with Enhar's services and the high-quality results we ...more

Daniel Ruoss - Director of Project Business
Canadian Solar (Australia) Pty Ltd
March 2014

In the current tough manufacturing environment, containing costs is critical and no costs are increasing more rapidly than energy costs. But where do you start? Wood Furniture contacted the team at Enhar to conduct a full energy audit to highlight ...more

Rod Massey - Managing Director
Woods Furniture
May, 2013

Enhar were engaged by Essential Energy to undertake a wind study for a small scale wind turbine. The report was prepared on time with a minimum of fuss. The team were easily contacted and interpreted comments and information supplied accurately wi ...more

Trevor Whitehorse - Group Manager
Intelligent Network Strategy
Essential Energy - January 2013

Enhar have an in-depth grasp of the detailed subtleties of energy assessment. Anyone requiring an understanding of this complicated industry to evaluate needs or offer energy solutions will be well-equipped to make sound decisions or increased cr ...more

Paul Morris
EnergyPak - September 2012

Faced with the time consuming administrative process to complete the Clean Energy Grant, we engaged Enhar to complete our application. Both Chris & the team at Enhar provided an excellent and timely service.

Simon Whiteley
Managing Director and CEO
Corex Plastics

The report was fantastic.  It was just what we were looking for.  It had plenty of detail and was presented in an easy to understand format.

Ryan Walkenhorst
Sustainability & Environment Manager
Melbourne Water Eastern Tertiary Alliance

Mornington Peninsula is very pleased with the services delivered by Enhar in undertaking our recent wind resource monitoring project. Enhar's technical competency, quality control, customer service and clear presentation of the results have g ...more

Jarrod Filosa
Sustainable Energy Officer
Mornington Peninsula Shire

Manningham City Council greatly values Enhar's committment to quality and customer service, and also appreciates Enhar's professional advice in regards to measuring wind resources, and their technical capabilities to deliver complex proje ...more

Tom Duncan
Strategic Sustainability Planner
Manningham City Council. February 2009

Enhar investigated every avenue to ascertain where our power consumption was being used and how to curtail it. Their attention to detail was admirable.

Neville Faulkes, Campus Manager
Girton Grammar School. July 2009

We have been working with the Enhar team since 2008. The Diamond Energy / Enhar working relationship continues to be a collaborative partnership that allows both parties to explore mutually beneficial areas and exchange knowledge.

Mark Bertoncello
Chief Investment Officer
Diamond Energy. July 2010

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