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Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) - Section 9007

(Formerly Rural Energy/Energy Efficiency Program, Section 9006)

REAP increases energy independence. Through REAP, grant and loan funds are available to finance a range of energy production and conservation projects. These include renewable energy systems, energy efficiency improvements, feasibility studies, energy audits and renewable energy development assistance. The following is a summary of the financing available for each project type, and information about how to apply for financing.

Please submit all applications to Area Business Specialists listed below under "Contact".  Submitting applications through www.grants.gov does not permit an application review before the deadline.  This may impact your final review and score.

Type of project Renewable Energy Systems Energy Efficiency Improvements Feasibility Studies Energy Audits & Renewable Energy Development Assistance
Definition A project that produces energy from wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, hydro power, and/or hydrogen sources A project that increases energy efficiency. Examples include lighting, insulation, and equipment upgrades. Renewable Energy System Project feasibility studies Energy audits and renewable energy development assistance
Energy Audit Guide Energy Audit Guide
Grant Funding Overview & Eligibility Overview & Eligibility Overview & Eligibility Overview & Eligibility
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 Additional Resources   Additional Resources    Additional Resources    Additional Resources

Application Deadline:

May 31, 2013

State Funding:

May 31, 2013

Application Deadline:

May 31, 2013

State Funding:

May 31, 2013


Application   Deadline:

May 31, 2013

National Funding

Application  Deadline:   

No Funding in 2013

Contact Contact Contact Contact
Loan Financing Overview & Eligibility  Overview & Eligibility 

Full Details Full Details
Application Deadline

July 15, 2013

Application Deadline

July 15, 2013

Contact Contact  
Grant & Loan Combination APPLY APPLY Must be eligible for both grant and loan

For more information about this program, please contact the  USDA Rural Development Area Office nearest you. 

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 Last modified March 19, 2013