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USDA Supports REAP Projects with Increased Funding

14 Jul , 2016  

USDA to Help 821 Rural Small Businesses Boost Renewable Energy Use, Save on Energy Costs USDA, July 11, 2016 [bctt tweet=”USDA is providing $43.2 million in loan guarantees and $11.6 million in grants through REAP.” username=”ZonditsEE”] [mks_pullquote align=”left” width=”300″ size=”18″ bg_color=”#1e73be” txt_color=”#ffffff”]Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for 821 projects across the nation that […]

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Finance, Markets & Business

USDA Invests $46 Million in Vermont’s Efficiency Programs

10 Jan , 2016  

USDA Awards $46 Million to Boost Energy Efficiency in Vermont USDA, January 8, 2016. Image credit: Doug Kerr Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today awarded $46 million in assistance to the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) to support energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in rural areas across the state. USDA awarded VEIC $46 million in assistance […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

USDA Supports Renewable Energy Development Through REAP

9 Aug , 2015  

USDA Invests $63 Million to Support 264 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Nationwide USDA, August 7, 2015. Image credit: Art_Korporation Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today 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). “This funding […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

USDA Renewable Energy Investments Making Rural Communities Stronger

15 Jun , 2015  

USDA Invests in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in Wyoming USDA, June 10, 2015. Image credit: skeeze Grants will promote energy independence, create jobs and advance the use of renewable fuels During his visit to the state today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is investing in several energy efficiency and renewable energy […]

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Finance, Markets & Business

USDA Funds First Loans Under New EE & Conservation Loan Program

27 Oct , 2014  

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has funded the first two loans under the new Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program, which is designed to help consumers reduce energy bills through energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy systems.

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Finance, Markets & Business

USDA Invests in Rural South Dakota, Focusing on Renewables & EE

26 Sep , 2014  

The agency says the funding includes loan guarantees and grants for solar energy projects to create jobs and advance the use of renewable fuels. The projects are located in Brown, Clark, Codington, Deuel, Kingsbury and Marshall counties.

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