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Large Customer Adjustment Program

We are providing assistance to large electricity customers in rural and regional Queensland who are currently on obsolete electricity tariffs, which will be phased out by 2021.

Applications for the Large Customer Adjustment Program have closed.

The program is delivering energy audits to large electricity customers in regional Queensland, supported by co-contributions of up to $250,000 per business, to help offset the costs of implementing audit recommendations.

These audits are providing businesses with a detailed understanding of their energy use and are being delivered across a range of industries, including agriculture and farming, foundries and manufacturing, refrigeration and storage, and health care facilities.

The program supports these businesses to transition to standard tariffs through the implementation of commercially feasible energy management strategies

Government co-contribution grant

Subject to the outcomes of the audit process and the agreement on grant terms, eligible participants will receive a government co-contribution grant to support implementation of the audit recommendations, including plant and equipment upgrades.

The amount will be up to 50% of implementation costs, capped at $250,000.

Case studies

We will be developing case studies in consultation with each participant to ensure learnings from the program are available to other electricity customers.

Case studies will not include commercial-in-confidence material.

Past programs

The previous Large Customer Adjustment Trial delivered free energy audits to 10 large electricity customers in regional Queensland who were consuming more than 100 megawatt hours of electricity per annum.

Audits offered practical assistance that helped businesses better understand their electricity use, minimise electricity costs and make informed choices about future tariff options.

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