USDA Helping on Small, Rural Projects

USDA Helping on Small, Rural Projects

The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week announced that it will support 821 projects being run by small rural businesses and agricultural concerns. The projects all are aimed at reducing energy use and cutting costs. The funding, which consists of $43.2 million in loan guarantees and $11.6 million … Read more…

Department of Agriculture: REAP Loans, Grants Available

Department of Agriculture: REAP Loans, Grants Available

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is encouraging rural small businesses to apply for loans and grants aimed at renewable energy and energy-related projects, according to a press release from the agency reposted at Biomass Magazine. The USDA, according to the release, is accepting applications for … Read more…

Bridgewater, MA, Gets $231,000 Efficiency Grant

Bridgewater, MA, Gets $231,000 Efficiency Grant

The town of Bridgewater, MA, has been awarded a $231,000 Green Communities Grant. The grant will pay for efficiency improvements leading to estimated annual savings of $55,000, according to The Raynham Call. The town is part of the Green Community state program that has a stated … Read more…

USDA Invests $63M to Support 264 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

USDA Invests $63M to Support 264 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

The US Department of Agriculture announced $63 million in loans and grants for 264 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide that USDA is supporting through its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). These REAP projects are expected to generate and/or save 207.8 million KWh per … Read more…

$280M in Energy Efficiency Grants Available to Farmers, Small Businesses

$280M in Energy Efficiency Grants Available to Farmers, Small Businesses

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making more than $280 million available to rural agricultural producers and small business owners to purchase and install renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency improvements. The funding is offered through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). … Read more…

Farm Bill Energy Title Programs Live to See Another Day

Farm Bill Energy Title Programs Live to See Another Day

The US Senate’s passage this week of the new five-year Farm Bill includes $881 million in mandatory funding for Energy Title programs to help American agriculture with renewable energy and energy efficiency programs. Ryan Stroschein, co-director of The Agriculture Energy Coalition (AgEC) told Energy Manager … Read more…

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Advanced Energy Economy Coalition Expands to 21 States

The Advanced Energy Economy national coalition announced it has expanded to four more partners, bringing the total states that are now part of the network to 21. The coalition works for policies that advance energy growth in the member states. The new partner organizations in … Read more…

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