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US government to support solar and other renewable energy projects

US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced USD 63 million loans and grants for 264 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide that USDA is supporting through its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) with far-reaching economic and environmental impacts particulary in rural communities. These REAP projects are expected to generate and/or save 207.8 million kilowatt hours of energy, enough to power more than 13,600 homes for a year.

Since the start of Obama Administration, USAD has supported more than 9,600 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects with USD 291 million in grants and USD 327 million in loan garantiees to agruculture producers and rural small business owners. These investments have empowered rural America to continue leading the way – strengthing America’s economy, small towns and rural communities. Source: