USDA Rural Development Nevada
USDA Rural Development Nevada has grants and loans available to rural small businesses and agricultural producers to help them offset one-fourth of the costs of an alternative energy system or to improve energy efficiency.
Applications for renewable energy system and energy efficiency grants of $20,000 or less are due by Oct. 31.
Tribal business entities, rural electric cooperatives and public power entities are also eligible to apply.
For information, contact Laura Chavez at the USDA Rural Development office at 775-887-1222 Ext. 4764.
The $1 million Intermediary Relending Program loan is for 30 years at a 1% interest rate and will be used to recapitalize the Rural Nevada Development Corporation’s loan authority.