By Jackie Kent, NBC Nebraska
The application process is open until June 30th. Eligibility information and the form are available here.
HASTINGS, Neb. — The USDA Rural Development through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) awarded $146,000 in grants to 15 Nebraska applicants to help with energy conservation.
According to a news release, the funds will cover energy-efficient improvements and renewable energy systems installation.
The USDA has awarded $545 million to support similar projects worldwide since 2009. For local award recipients, that means helping rural development.
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