USDA Renewable Energy Project applications due June 30

By Amy Mund
Special to The SUN

Trudy Kareus, Colorado USDA Rural Development state director, announced that applications for the second round of Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) are due June 30.

Agricultural producers and rural small business owners can now apply for resources to purchase and install renewable energy systems or make energy-efficiency improvements. The REAP funding is an excellent example of the many ways that USDA is helping revitalize rural economies to create opportunities for growth and prosperity, support innovative technologies, identify new markets for agricultural producers and better utilize our nation’s natural resources.

Eligible projects must incorporate commercially available technology.

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This story was posted on June 4, 2015.