NSWFA Contact

David Eyre

General Manager, Research & Development

Ph: (02) 9478-1042
Email: eyred@nswfarmers.org.au

Farm Energy Innovation Program

The Farm Energy Innovation Program produced practical tools and advice to help farmers analyse their energy use and identify solutions. In addition to innovation case studies on 20 representative farms, the program delivered seminars on energy efficiency for farmers, training for local energy professionals in farm energy auditing and a range of information materials and tools available on the NSW Farmers’ innovation portal, aginnovators.org.au

Program focus areas

  • Vehicles and liquid fuel use
  • Irrigation and pumping
  • Refrigeration and cool storage
  • On-site generation and renewable energy
  • Intensive farming facility management 
  • Energy innovation action plans 
  • Effective purchasing of energy
  • Power quality
  • Reliability of supply, as well as voltage and phase variance
  • Supply chain efficiency
For information about the program and for access to project resources click here

Department of Industry
The Farm Energy Innovation Program received funding from the Department of Industry as part of the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program.  The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Commonwealth does not accept responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.
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