New Brown Coal Funding
We are currently seeking proposals to develop pre-commercial demonstration scale, coal upgrading processes for raw lignite, with a grant of A$90 million available, jointly funded by the Australian Government and Victorian State Government.
Read more about the Advanced Lignite Demonstration Program, including how to apply.
ETIS funding model
Since 2005, the Victorian Government has provided more than A$430 million for research and development, pilot scale and pre-commercial demonstration projects, to drive advances in low emission technologies, through the Energy Technology Innovation Strategy (ETIS).
Funding is provided through a competitive grant tender process, with applications assessed by Independent Assessment Panels including Australian and international commercial and technology experts.
Details of new funding initiatives may be provided in a number of ways, including on this web page, by email to a targeted recipient list, and via newspaper advertisement where appropriate.
To be included on a database to receive future advice on new funding initiatives, please provide your contact information and details of the energy technology that you are interested in, to:
Energy Technology Innovation Division
Department of Primary Industries