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US Agriculture allocates $181 million in funding for smart energy upgrades

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service administrator Chad Rupe today announced $181 million in funding to upgrade 12 rural electric systems in 10 states, including $7.7 million to finance smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security.
agriculture

Agriculture Act to advance rural energy efficiency

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) applauds Congress for passing the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.
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USDA invests $345.5 million in rural electric infrastructure

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced that the USDA is investing $345.5 million in 20 infrastructure projects to improve rural electric service in 14 states.

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