USDA Funds Hoosier Farms, Ag Producers Energy Efficiency (Funding)
In Indianapolis, the USDA State Director for Indiana is reporting a total of $109,195 in grant funding fto eight businesses for projects that will reduce energy costs in the Hoosier state.
Among the recipients:
Commercial real estate leasing firm Home Sweet Home Properties, LLC will receive $1,669 for LED lighting upgrades and $14,109 for the purchase and installation of a 22.44 kwh solar array
Premier Roofing & Construction, LLC $14,476 for a 12.6 kW solar array.
The 18-member Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative will receive $25,000 for various energy efficiency projects throughout central and southern Indiana. N & L Pork, Inc. will receive $20,000 for a 111-kW solar array.
The Darrel G. Erb farm will receive $12,441 to make energy efficiency improvements and Bowman & Bowman Farms, Inc. will receive $20,000 for a 37-kW solar array.
The grants are funded through the 2002 U.S. Farm Bill Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).
(Source: USDA, www.rd.usda.gov
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