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

USDA invests in 8 renewable energy, energy efficiency projects in rural South Dakota

The Republic, September 21, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide funds to eight projects in rural South Dakota that focus in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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.

Nationwide, the department is investing $68 million in more than 500 similar projects.

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