Rural Energy for America Program Technical Assistance Grant
Office of Rural Development
To provide technical assistance to Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Businesses applying to REAP.
Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements
REAP TAG funds can be used for a wide variety of activities including recruitment of Renewable Energy or energy efficiency projects, identification of electrical engineering services, preparation of REAP applications for Agency financial assistance, as well as preparing reports and assessments necessary to request financial assistance.
Renewable energy has a high potential to make energy more affordable and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in rural areas. Consider using this opportunity to develop a renewable energy systems, like wind and solar.
Using renewable energy technologies and resources and improving the energy efficiency of the operations will help producers and small businesses lower energy costs. Priorities will be given to applicants assisting distressed or disadvantaged communities
Priorities will be given to applicants pursuing projects using underutilized technologies or seeking grants under $20,000.
If interested, contact your State Rural Development Energy Coordinator to discuss your project and ask any questions about the application process: https://www.rd.usda.gov/media/file/download/rbs-stateenergycoordinators.pdf