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Learn How You Can REAP Higher Profits with Clean Energy – Information from December 15 Briefing

On December 15, 2010, the Environmental Law & Policy Center and USDA Rural Development’s North Dakota office presented a webinar on REAP, the Rural Energy for America Program. Renewable energy and energy efficiency projects can cut your costs or generate new income. USDA’s REAP program provides grants and loan guarantees to farmers, ranchers and rural small businesses nationwide. Some use REAP incentives to upgrade to more efficient ventilation, pumps, coolers, insulation, or heating and cooling systems. Others now generate their own energy with solar panels, wind turbines, biogas or biofuels.

Hundreds of farmers, ranchers and businesses are making greater profits and slashing energy costs with REAP.

Mindi Grieve of the Environmental Law & Policy Center and Dennis Rodin of USDA’s Office of Rural Development explained the program and answered questions.  You can listen to the webinar and view slides from the discussion to learn how you can use REAP to make your energy efficiency or renewable energy project a reality.

Webinar Recording

USDA REAP Presentation

ELPC REAP Success Stories and Application Tips