USDA Invites Applications for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

The USDA is seeking applications to provide assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to complete a variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

“Renewable energy development presents an enormous economic opportunity for rural America,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “This funding will assist rural farmers, ranchers and business owners to build renewable energy projects, providing opportunities for new technologies, create green jobs and help America become more energy self-sufficient.”

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USDA Energy Website

The USDA launched an energy website that will provide stakeholders fast and efficient access to USDA energy efficiency and renewable energy data. Check out the new resource at