Benefits and features

Discount off your finance rate

Enjoy 0.7% p.a. discount on qualifying assets for the life of the financing.

Your own tailored repayments

Repayment schedule that suits your cash flow and circumstances. If most of your sales occur during summer you can choose to make extra repayments at this time.

$0 deposit

No deposit to pay and security is the equipment itself, so your capital stays in your business.

Here's how to qualify

  • You’ll need to apply for an Equipment loan, Hire purchase or Finance lease.
  • This finance will have to fund your energy efficient equipment.
  • If the equipment meets the CEFC criteria for energy efficiency, 0.7% p.a. will be deducted from your finance rate.

Eligible equipment

Technology

Test for automatic qualification

All technologies Any emissions reduction project that is registered for Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) under the Federal Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund. Note: Any methodology involving the sequestration of greenhouse gases, such as reforestation and avoided deforestation, are not eligible for the bonus.
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Light vehicles For each subclass of new vehicles available in the Australian market, those vehicles with the lowest 25% CO2 tailpipe emissions as reported in the Federal Government’s Green Vehicle Guide.
Federal Government's Green Vehicle Guide
Variable speed drives (VSDS) All VSDs installed where no VSD was previously operating.
Industrial & commercial refrigeration Projects involving new equipment and may include reconfiguration of existing equipment, which results in at least 10% less energy consumed. This may include savings associated with the waste heat capture elements of the project.
Heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) Projects involving replacement of old commercial HVAC with new equipment that results in at least 10% less energy consumed.
Power factor correction (PFC) Projects that improve the power factor so that it will be above a ratio of 0.9.
Rooftop solar PV Technologies that meet Australian Standards.
Solar thermal including solar hot water and heat pumps Equipment that is on the Register for Small-Scale Renewable Energy Scheme. Any technologies not assessed for SRES (e.g. newer solar thermal technologies should be referred to the CEFC for consideration). For further information on air source heat pump models, solar water heater models with a capacity of less than or more than 700L, please refer to the register of solar water heaters.
Register of solar water heaters
Solar PV displacing diesel generation Technologies that meet Australian Standards.
Biogas Any project which is registered for Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) under the Federal Government's Emissions Reduction Fund
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Waste diversion and waste to energy Any project which is registered for Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) under the Federal Government's Emissions Reduction Fund.
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Cogen and trigen Projects require approval by CEFC on a transaction by transaction basis until a threshold test is determined. Engineering estimation of savings associated with reduction in energy from heating and cooling is required to be provided for this purpose.
Process equipment reconfiguration and upgrades Projects involving new equipment and may include reconfiguration of existing equipment, which results in:

a) at least 10% less energy consumed per unit of output, or

b) an overall energy saving of at least 10%.

Building monitoring systems All new building monitoring systems or material upgrades to existing systems where the technology provider or qualified consultant has forecast project savings.
Voltage optimisation assets New equipment where no voltage optimisation assets were previously operating.
Bundled projects of multiple building technologies Upgrades to buildings and tenancies that: a) Improve the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) rating by at least 2 stars; or b) are expected to result in a NABERS rating of at least 4 stars or higher; or c) others referred to CEFC for consideration.
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Lighting All lighting technologies that qualify under the NSW Energy Savings Scheme or the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) can be found by searching for the type of lighting via the below links. The lighting status should be listed as approved.
The VEET Product Register (Victoria)
Energy Savings Scheme (New South Wales)
Irrigation All irrigation projects where the motors and pumps being installed utilise high efficiency engines and variable speed drives.

Important information

This finance is provided by NAB and not by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and all risks are borne solely by NAB. CEFC accepts no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information contained here or for the performance of any customer or assets financed under this program.

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