What does this program do?
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing.
Who may apply for this program?
- Agricultural producers in rural or non-rural areas with at least 50 percent of their gross income coming from agricultural operations.
- Small businesses located in rural areas with populations of 50,000 residents or less.
Next Application Deadline: November 1, 2021
Who can answer your questions?
Contact Nebraska’s Rural Development Energy Coordinator:
Jeff Carpenter, USDA Rural Development
100 Centennial Mall North, Suite 308
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Telephone: (402) 437-5554
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