November 20, 2014, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
USDA Service Center
1606 Perry Street
Yakima, WA 98902
509-454-5743, ext. 134
December 4, 2014, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Grant County Public Works
Building 124 Enterprise Street SE
Ephrata, WA 98823
Renewable Energy and Efficiency Grant Proposals Workshops about Financial Incentives for Farms, Ranches, and Rural Small Businesses.
USDA Rural Development is sponsoring two Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency workshops The workshops are FREE and include information about the funding available to farms, ranchers and small businesses through USDA’s Renewable Energy for America Program (REAP). Eligibility requirements and sample project proposals will be discussed.
The 9007 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program can pro-
vide guaranteed loans, grants, and a combination loan and grant to eligible applicants for eligible projects and costs. Eligible projects for renewable energy systems include such things as wind, solar, biomass, or geothermal systems. Energy Efficiency projects, for example, can be for such things as upgrading electrical motors, insulation, or heating, cooling and lighting upgrades.
These workshops will provide information for prospective applicants on the USDA Rural Development Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency program, including:
• Eligible Loan/Grant Purpose
• Financial Information
• Application Tips
• Eligible Applicants
• Maximum Loan and Grant Amounts
• Funding Availability
For additional information, please contact the specialist serving an area closest to you:
(509) 454-5743, Ext. 134
For information about Oregon’s REAP program contact:
Rural Development – Oregon
United States Department of Agriculture
1201 Northeast Lloyd Boulevard, Suite 801 |Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503.414.3369 |E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/OR_Home.html | “Committed to the future of rural communities”
Hire Electric can provide evaluations, technical assistance, and installation for on farm energy systems of all types.