Rural Energy For America Program Grant Deadline Approaching

Grants through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provide funds to growers and other rural small businesses to buy and install renewable energy systems and make other energy efficiency improvements to their operations. The grants are awarded on a competitive bases and can amount to up to 25% of the total project cost.

The deadline to apply is June 30. For more information, click here.

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