About this programme

The Energy Efficiency Grant (EEG) aims to help businesses in the Food Services, Food Manufacturing and Retail sectors cope with rising energy costs through co-funding support to invest in energy-efficient equipment.

The EEG will provide up to 70% support for SMEs to adopt pre-approved energy-efficient equipment in the following categories: LED lighting, air-conditioners, cooking hobs, refrigerators, water heaters and clothes dryers. Grant support for qualifying costs will be capped at S$30,000¹ per company per year.

The list of supported equipment can be found here.

You may refer to the EEG Application Checklist for some tips on how to prepare for your EEG application process.


An SME that meets all the following criteria can apply for the EEG:

  • Business entity registered and operating in Singapore in the Food Services, Food Manufacturing or Retail sector as defined below:
    • Food Services companies with valid Singapore Food Agency (SFA) licences and classified under SSICs 56 or 68104
    • Food Manufacturing companies with valid SFA licences and classified under SSIC 10 or 11
    • Retail companies that are classified under SSIC 47
  • Has a minimum of 30% local shareholding
  • Has a Group Annual Sales Turnover not exceeding S$100 million, OR a Group employment size not exceeding 200 employees
  • The equipment purchased must be used in Singapore

How to apply

From 1 Sep 2022 to 31 Mar 2024, companies can submit applications for the purchase of energy efficient equipment through the Business Grants Portal (BGP). Please click here for a step-by-step guide.

Companies must not have made any payment and/or any form of deposit to a supplier, vendor or third party prior to the EEG application. Otherwise, the application may be rejected.

Companies will have up to 1 year from the time an application is approved to purchase and install² the equipment, and submit claims for reimbursement. Once an application has been submitted, companies may choose to purchase the equipment before the application outcome. However, companies will not be able to make subsequent claims if the application is unsuccessful.

Ready to apply?
If you are eligible for the Energy Efficiency Grant, submit your application on the Business Grants Portal (BGP) now.

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