• Michelle Huddle $11,058 grant Geothermal
• Tekolste Enterprises $19,750 grant Wind
• David Ackley $20,000 grant Solar electric
• 9 Main St. LLC $442,750 grant Solar electric
• Auburn Road Enterprises $32,571 grant Solar electric
• Blairwood Farms, Inc. $49,975 grant Solar electric
• Harvery’s Honey Inc. $50,000 grant Solar electric
• Outnumbered Energy $254,852 grant Solar electric
• Provision Energy $129,630 grant Solar electric
• Provision Energy $161,797 grant Solar electric
• Waldac Farm $133,245 grant Solar electric
• Micosta Enterprises $19,860 grant Solar/Geothermal
• Mayberry Solar LLC $4 million loan Solar
• EZ Orchards $123,413 grant Solar electric
• EBD Hydro $7.2 million loan Hydro electric
• BMB Enterprises $500,000 grant Hydro electric
• Green Mountain Env. $49,325 grant Hydro
• Scenic View Organic Eggs $31,057 grant Solar electric
USDA funding is being provided through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and is contingent on the recipient meeting the conditions of the grant or loan agreement. REAP grants can finance up to 25 percent of a project's cost, up to $500,000 for renewable energy systems and $250,000 for energy efficiency improvements.
Since taking office, President Obama’s Administration has taken historic steps to improve the lives of rural Americans, put people back to work and build thriving economies in rural communities. From proposing the American Jobs Act to establishing the first-ever White House Rural Council – chaired by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack – the President wants the federal government to be the best possible partner for rural businesses and entrepreneurs creating job opportunities and for people who want to live, work and raise their families in rural communities.
USDA, through its Rural Development mission area, administers and manages housing, business and community infrastructure and facility programs through a national network of state and local offices. Rural Development has an active portfolio of more than $155 billion in affordable loans and loan guarantees. These programs are designed to improve the economic stability of rural communities, businesses, residents, farmers and ranchers and improve the quality of life in rural America.