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Solar Energy

USDA Invests $2.2 Million in Clean Energy to Strengthen Wisconsin Farms and Businesses

STEVENS POINT, Wisc., April 5, 2024 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Wisconsin State Director Julie Lassa today announced that USDA is investing $2.2 million towards 23 renewable energy projects in Wisconsin to lower energy costs, generate new income and create jobs for U.S. farmers, agricultural producers and rural small businesses.

USDA Awards Six New Virginia Grants for Renewable Energy Projects

RICHMOND, Va., March 28, 2024 – Six Virginia projects are included in today’s U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement of $120 million in funding to help expand access to renewable energy systems in 44 states.

The following agricultural producers and rural small businesses will use $1.2 million in Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grants to cut their energy costs and generate new income to grow their operations while also combating climate change:

USDA Invests in Clean Energy to Reduce Energy Costs, Strengthen Florida Businesses

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) State Director Lakeisha Hood Moїse announced today that USDA is investing in renewable energy projects that lower energy costs for small businesses in Florida.

“Under the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA is committed to ensuring farmers, ranchers and small businesses are directly benefitting from both a clean energy economy and a strong U.S. supply chain,” said Hood Moїse.

USDA Rural Development Leadership Visit PACE Project, Announce Clean Energy & Electrical Infrastructure Investments in Rural Arizona

MARANA, Ariz. (Mar. 15, 2024) – Yesterday, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Rural Development Dr. Basil Gooden joined Arizona State Director Charlene Fernandez on a site visit to Trico Electric Cooperative Inc.