There are a lot of businesses who could really do with some financial assistance to put in something like solar panels but who are not eligible due to insufficient grant programs.
The new federal government should move to expand the programs to reduce skyrocketing energy bills.
“I think it’s really about expanding a fantastic idea and expanding on support” said Suntrix director Jenny Paradiso. “The food and foundries grant excludes a lot of companies that could really do with the assistance”.
Jenny pointed to a local mushroom farm that would like to reduce energy costs but does not qualify for the food and foundries grant because it’s not considered a food manufacturer.
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