USDA hosts energy grant/loan training

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RBC I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has announced a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) energy grant and loan training session.

The training is free and will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 17 at Meeker Library. Space is limited, and those interested are encouraged to sign up early with the following information: name, organization, phone, e-mail contact. RSVP Joe Livingston at
This is a great chance to learn about the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) and its assistance with energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for your businesses, including a 25 percent grant for cost of purchase and installation of energy efficiency improvements or renewable energy improvements on a commercial building. Loan guarantees are also available.
The program is being presented by the USDA and sponsored by the White River Talkabouts.