In this 1-hour webinar, learn more about the Rural Energy Savings Program: RESP with $100M in 0% interest funds available to rural utilities for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and other USDA financing for rural utilities from Bob Coates at USDA Rural Utilities Service. And, learn more about Pay As You Save (PAYS) inclusive financing for energy efficiency from Johnnie LaCaze and others at EEtility a program operator for these programs based in Arkansas but working nationally. Related links and resources are below:
- Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP) $100M available at 0% interest for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs at rural utilities
- RESP Sample Letter of Intent
- Rural Energy for America Program (REAP): loans and grants for renewable energy and efficiency improvements for agricultural producers and small businesses in rural areas.
- Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program (EECLP): funding at treasury rates plus 1/8 of a percent for rural utilities: