USDA to invest $345M in rural electric infrastructure

USA: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $345.5 million in 20 infrastructure projects to enhance rural electric service in 14 states.

This investment from USDA is being made available through the Electric Infrastructure Loan Program, which will help finance generation, transmission and distribution projects, system improvements and energy conservation projects in communities with 10,000 or less residents, reports Compelo.

USDA is investing in rural communities across 14 states: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Source: Compelo