Rural Energy for America Program

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REAP provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy-efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing.

Qualifying Agricultural Projects

The purchase and installation of renewable energy systems, such as:

  • Biomass (i.e., biodiesel, ethanol, anaerobic digesters, solid fuels)
  • Geothermal for electric generation or direct use
  • Hydropower below 30 megawatts
  • Hydrogen
  • Small & large wind generation
  • Small & large solar generation
  • Ocean (tidal, current, thermal) generation

The purchase, installation and construction of energy efficiency improvements, such as:

  • High efficiency heating, ventilation & air conditioning systems (HVAC)
  • Insulation
  • Lighting
  • Cooling or refrigeration units
  • Doors & windows
  • Electric, solar or gravity pumps for sprinkler pivots
  • Switching from a diesel to electric irrigation motor
  • Replacement of energy-inefficient equipment

Our expert team will develop and submit grant applications, conduct compliance reviews and consult on future strategic planning to position your business for success.

Our Grant Funding Process:

  • Efficient: We get your application to approval in the most efficient manner. Offload the burden of the Grants process onto our team and never miss a deadline. With expert knowledge of the application process and legislative details, our team aligns your application to direct policy goals. This minimizes the rounds of reviews so that your application is approved faster.
  • Strategic: We help evaluate and optimize your future plans by identifying funding opportunities.
  • Compliant: We are your resource after funding approval. We provide support and guidance for compliance implementation.

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