http://www.cleanenergy.org/2016/06/13/the-rural-utilities-service-how-the-usda-is-building-a-clean-energy-future-for-rural-america/

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The Rural Utilities Service: How the USDA is building a clean energy future for rural America

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“There is a little-known $6.25 billion federal fund offering low interest loans and guarantees to utilities looking to build rate-based infrastructure.

“It gets better: Along with the funding, utilities can work cost-free with knowledgeable staff anxious to get applicants successfully through the process of building the kinds of renewable energy, smart grid, and efficiency projects utility customers are clamoring for.”

Originally published on June 10, 2016.

http://www.utilitydive.com/news/the-rural-utilities-service-how-the-usda-is-building-a-clean-energy-future/420334/