The Hunter Business Chamber, in conjunction with Hunter TAFE and Newcastle City Council, provided assistance to small and medium sized businesses across the Hunter Region through the Energy Hunter program. The program completed in May 2015. To take advantage of the lessons learned by participants, please visit the Resources & Case Studies section of this website.
THE PROGRAM ENABLED BUSINESSES TO IDENTIFY, MANAGE, AND IMPROVE THEIR ENERGY CONSUMPTION, SAVING MONEY ON THEIR ENERGY COSTS BY BECOMING MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Energy Hunter

Energy Hunter was a collaboration between the Hunter Business Chamber, The City of Newcastle and Hunter TAFE to develop energy efficiency information to small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the Hunter Region. It was funded by a grant from the Australian Government under the Energy Efficiency Information Grants.

Benefits

Some of the benefits that businesses accessed as part of the 3 components of Energy Hunter included:

  • Detailed electricity monitoring and analysis
  • One-on-One tailored assistance for businesses including site visits
  • Access to a series of regular workshops covering different strategies for identifying energy efficiency opportunities
  • Online resources and how-to guides focused on energy efficiency information
  • Networking opportunities and business promotion
  • Business mentoring workshops to share the knowledge, skills and lessons learnt from business champions
  • Assisting businesses to identify funding and finance options to help make energy efficiency upgrades even more financially attractive

How can my business get involved?

The program ceased in May 2015. You can access the Resources and Case studies to learn from participants in a wide range of industries and business sizes.

Are there other programs available?

Contact Hunter Business Chamber for more information. Ph: 4969 9600 or info@hunterbusinesschamber.com.au

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