US farmers get $14m to make energy when the sun shines

Farmers in the US are to get $14 million (£8.8m) in funding to help them cut their energy bills and make better use of renewable energy. The grants have been awarded by the Department of Agriculture to 424 farms and rural businesses across 22 states as part of the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). […]

US Government provides efficiency fund for rural businesses

The US Government is calling on small businesses in rural areas and agricultural producers to seek help for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing funding through its Rural Energy for America Programme (REAP) which aims to help businesses in rural economies cut energy usage and costs. […]