Energy Guaranteed Lending
The goal of this site is to provide one-stop access for lenders to find Energy Guaranteed Lending program related items such as Forms, Regulations, Training Modules, Announcements, Contact Information, as well as links to relevant websites and information.
New to USDA Guaranteed Energy Lending?
Rural Development offers two energy guaranteed loan programs: the Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Program (REAP), and the Biorefinery Assistance Guaranteed Loan Program (BAP).
PowerPoint Training Modules Developed for Lenders
TRAINING: Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
TRAINING: Biorefinery Assistance Program (BAP)
TRAINING: Enviromental Training
- Environmental NEPA Training Webinar (PPT and PDF)
- Endagered Species Act Webinar (PPT and PDF)
- Hazardous Materials Webinar (PPT and PDF)
- Historic Section 106 Webinar (PPT and PDF)
- Wetlands Webinar (PPT and PDF)
Regulations and Instructions
RD Instruction 4280-B (Rural Energy for America Program)
RD Instruction 4279-C (Biorefinery Assistance Program Processing)
RD Instruction 4287-D (Biorefinery Assistance Program Servicing)
RD Instruction 1940-G (Environmental Policies and Procedures)
Access to Frequently Used Forms
Form RD 4279-1, “Application for Loan Guarantee”
Form RD 4279-1A, “Applications for Loan Guarantee – Short Form” (up to $600,000)
Form RD 4279-3, “Conditional Commitment”
Form RD 4279-4, “Lender’s Agreement”
Form RD 4279-5, “Loan Note Guarantee”
Form RD 4279-6, “Assignment Guarantee Agreement”
Form RD 4279-7, “Certificate of Incumbency and Signature”
Form RD 4279-14, “Unconditional Guarantee”
Form RD 1980-19, “Guaranteed Loan Closing Report”
Form RD 1980-41, “Guaranteed Loan Status Report”
Form RD 1980-44, “Guaranteed Loan Borrower Default Status”
If you have specific questions regarding an existing or potential project, please contact the State Business Programs Director from the state where the project is located.
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