Improving Electric Service in Rural Communities
Washington--The Agriculture Department on Thursday announced funding to modernize and improve the efficiency of rural electric generation and transmission systems. Click here for a list of state recipients.
USDA announced last month that it had met its goal of financing $250 million in smart grid technologies during the past year. Thursday’s announcement includes support for an additional $9.8 million in smart grid technologies. The funding helps electric utilities upgrade, expand, maintain and replace rural America’s electric infrastructure.