Farm Industry using Solar Panels

USDA REAP Program Begins 2016 grant funding

The USDA REAP Program is  gearing up for the 2016 fiscal year funding opportunities.

The first grant submission deadline is October 31, 2015, for applications of $20,000 or less grant funding which equates to an $80,000 or less  project. This program provides a grant for 25% of the cost of a renewable energy or energy efficiency project installed by a small business or agricultural producer. This program funded approximately $361,000,000 across the US in renewable energy projects alone thus far. Valley Energy Solar has assisted small business owners and agricultural producers secure funding  from this program which has created many renewable projects in Northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Contact Valley Energy Solar or visit the USDA REAP website for more information on this program, http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=2015/02/0034.xml.