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USDA Invests $46 Million in Vermont’s Efficiency Programs

USDA Awards $46 Million to Boost Energy Efficiency in Vermont USDA, January 8, 2016. Image credit: Doug Kerr Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today awarded $46 million in assistance to the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) to support energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in rural areas across the state. USDA awarded VEIC $46 million in assistance […]

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USDA Supports Renewable Energy Development Through REAP

USDA Invests $63 Million to Support 264 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Nationwide USDA, August 7, 2015. Image credit: Art_Korporation Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $63 million in loans and grants for 264 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide that USDA is supporting through its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). “This funding […]

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USDA Renewable Energy Investments Making Rural Communities Stronger

USDA Invests in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in Wyoming USDA, June 10, 2015. Image credit: skeeze Grants will promote energy independence, create jobs and advance the use of renewable fuels During his visit to the state today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is investing in several energy efficiency and renewable energy […]

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USDA Announces Plans to Fund the Modernization of the Rural Grid

USDA Announces Funding for Rural Electric Infrastructure Projects U. S. Department of Agriculture, April 21, 2015. Image credit: stux. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for six rural electric infrastructure projects, including three in North Carolina that will use solar energy to generate electricity for rural communities. “These solar projects represent an ongoing commitment […]