USDA Rural Energy for America Program Using a first-of-its-kind steam boiler fueled by spent grain, the Alaskan Brewing Company will reduce its use of fuel oil by over 65 percent.
Through its Business Programs, USDA Rural Development provides for business credit needs in under-served rural areas, often in partnership with private-sector lenders.
Please see the following Business Programs which may be of relevance to you:
Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loans
Intermediary Relending Program (IRP)
Biorefinery Assistance Program Biorefinery Assistance Loan Guarantees (Section 9003)
Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Program (REAP Loans)(Section 9007)
Rural Economic Development Loan And Grant (REDLG)
Rural Microentrepreneur Asssitance Program (RMAP)
Repowering Assistance Program (Section 9004)
Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels Payments to Advanced Biofuel Producers (Section 9007)
Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program (RBEG)
Rural Energy for America Program Grants (REAP)