Federal and/or state grants are available to those who qualify. Below is information on the USDA grants currently available.
The USDA REAP Grant:
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides grants for renewable energy and energy saving product purchase assistance. It provides funds to agricultural producers, rural businesses and rural residential homeowners to purchase and install renewable energy systems and products that make energy efficiency improvements. The grants are awarded on a competitive basis and can be up to 25% of the total eligible project costs**. Visit DSIRE’s website to learn more about how to apply for this grant, or see the document link below for FAQ’s.
Click on the USDA Fact Sheet link for more information on the REAP Grants available.
**Special consideration will be made to minority, women and Veteran business owners.
There may also be business, energy or agricultural local and state grants available for your area or business – contact your state small business or rural extension office for more information.