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Energy Services Agreement

A service provider manages the installation of energy efficient equipment for a business. In some cases, they can guarantee savings from the equipment.

For energy efficiency projects only.

  • Finance model
  • Project size

    More than $100,000

  • Equipment is owned by

    You

  • Equipment is maintained by
  • Contract length
    • 4–15 year contract
    • 3–9 month negotiation period
  • Claim Tax
    • Equipment depreciation
  • Balance sheet
  • Additional benefits
  • How to apply
Power Purchase Agreement

‘Behind the metre’ is a model of a Power Purchase Agreement where an energy provider installs renewable energy equipment on your business’ site. You then pay a predetermined rate of electricity over time.

For renewable energy projects only.

  • Finance model
  • Project size

    More than $7500

  • Equipment is owned by

    The energy provider

  • Equipment is maintained by
  • Contract length
    • 10–30 year contract
    • 3–9 month agreement period
  • Claim Tax

    No

  • Balance sheet
  • Additional benefits
  • How to apply
Environmental Upgrade Finance

A local council buys energy efficiency equipment for your business. You pay it back over time through council rates.

Only available in select council areas. Call your council to see if they can help.

  • Finance model
  • Project size

    More than $7500

  • Equipment is owned by

    You

  • Equipment is maintained by
  • Contract length
    • 5–15 year contract
    • 3– 9 month agreement period
  • Claim Tax
    • Equipment depreciation
  • Balance sheet
  • Additional benefits
  • How to apply
Operating lease finance

A financier buys energy efficiency equipment for your business to hire and use.

  • Finance model
  • Project size

    More than $7500

  • Equipment is owned by

    The financier

  • Equipment is maintained by
  • Contract length
    • 1–5 year contract
    • 1–3 month negotiation period
  • Claim Tax
    • Lease payments
  • Balance sheet
  • Additional benefits
  • How to apply
Hire purchase finance

A financier buys energy efficiency equipment for your business to hire and use.

  • Finance model
  • Project size

    More than $7500

  • Equipment is owned by

    The financier until you’ve paid off the loan and ownership is transferred to you.

  • Equipment is maintained by
  • Contract length
    • 1–5-year contract
    • 1–3-month negotiation period
  • Claim Tax
    • Hire payments
    • Equipment depreciation
  • Balance sheet
  • Additional benefits
  • How to apply
Equipment loan finance (chattel mortgage)

A financier loans your business money to buy energy efficiency equipment.

Capital lease finance

A financier buys energy efficiency equipment for your business and you pay it back over time.

  • Finance model
  • Project size

    More than $7500

  • Equipment is owned by

    The financier

  • Equipment is maintained by
  • Contract length
    • 1–5-year contract
    • 1–3-month negotiation period
  • Claim Tax
    • Lease payments
    • Equipment depreciation
  • Balance sheet
  • Additional benefits
  • How to apply