Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2010
Policy Type:Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Demonstration project
Policy Target:Buildings>Building Type>Non-residential, Buildings>Building Type>Industrial, Industry>Industrial subsectors>Cross-industry
Agency:Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency|Low Carbon Australia

Low Carbon Australia (formerly the Australian Carbon Trust) was announced by the Australian Government  in May 2009.  Low Carbon Australia was established to further support action on climate change by business.Low Carbon Australia manages the Energy Efficiency Trust initiative demonstrating innovative approaches to energy efficiency investment by business with the aim of showcasing and mainstreaming these approaches across the private sector. Low Carbon Australia brings together public and private seed funding, business skills and culture and technical knowledge to leverage investment in energy efficiency activities in commercial buildings and other business operations.By showcasing commercially viable energy efficiency opportunities, the Energy Efficiency Trust increases awareness among businesses of the benefits of energy efficiency and facilitate the growth of private sector capacity.

This record is superseded by:Carbon Neutral Program

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