Rural electric co-ops to get $10.7B in USDA funds for clean energy grants, loans

Utilities can use federal funding to build renewable energy systems, zero-emission systems and carbon capture facilities

By: - May 16, 2023 4:30 am
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Equity Commission presented its 2023 Interim Report to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Feb. 28, 2023, at USDA in Washington, D.C. (Tom Witham/USDA)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.