USDA Invests $464 Million in Renewable Energy Infrastructure in Rural Communities

On September 9, 2021, the Department of Agriculture announced that it is investing $464 million to build and improve renewable energy infrastructure while helping rural communities, agricultural producers, and businesses lower energy costs. USDA’s investments will support projects in 48 states and Puerto Rico. $335 million of this funding derives from the Electric Loan Program, and the remaining $129 million derives from the Rural Energy for America Program.