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USDA Rural Development Section 9006: Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Improvement Program

http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rbs/farmbill/index.html

Contact Information:
Rural Energy Coordinator
Milton Geiger
1949 Sugarland Dr., Suite 118
Sheridan, WY 82801
(307) 672-5820 ext. 4
email: milt.geiger@wy.usda.gov

Grants and loans are available to producers and rural small businesses to make energy efficiency improvements or to install a renewable energy system.

Examples:

  • Replace irrigation pumps with more efficient ones
  • Small business adding insulation, retrofitting lighting or improving heating or cooling systems
  • Installation of wind turbines
  • Installation of solar/wind remote stock pumps
  • Construction of a biodiesel production facility
  • Installation of an anaerobic digester in a feedlot