About RET's energy programs
Managing energy use is a critical issue Australian companies and individuals face in the years ahead, as the world responds to the challenges of climate change, energy security and economic competitiveness.
The Australian Government has introduced a series of programs aimed at managing energy use and driving large-scale uptake of clean energy technologies.
The following energy programs and initiatives are delivered by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (RET) and represent an important part of the Australian Government's energy strategy.
Ethanol Production Grants program
The Ethanol Production Grants (EPG) program seeks to support production and deployment of ethanol as a sustainable alternative transport fuel in Australia.
Smart Grid, Smart City
The Smart Grid, Smart City project is part of the Australian Government's National Energy Efficiency Initiative and will deliver Australia's first commercial-scale smart grid.