USDA funds REAP energy projects

USDA funds REAP energy projects

THE U.S. Department of Agriculture announced another round of funding for renewable energy generation and energy conservation projects through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).

A total of $63 million in funding includes $3.6 million as grants and $59.3 million as loan guarantees. REAP projects are expected to generate and/or save 207.8 million kWh of energy — enough to power more than 13,600 homes for a year.


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