Biden-Harris Administration Announces an Additional $2.2 Million in Funding for 23 Renewable Energy Projects in Rural Wisconsin

Madison, WI—The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced more than $2.2 million in renewable energy and energy efficiency grants for 23 Wisconsin agriculture producers and small business owners as part of its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). This grant is in addition to the $4.9 million in REAP grant funding awarded to 41 Wisconsin farmers and businesses in November 2023. Combined, rural Wisconsin has received over $7.2 million in REAP funding under the Biden-Harris administration. 

The Western Wisconsin grant awardees include:

These latest grants are part of $124 million in REAP awards recently announced to support renewable energy and fertilizer production projects in 44 states. This investment is part of the Biden-Harris administration’s clean energy plan, which is bringing clean energy jobs and investment to the United States at an unprecedented pace and scale, while also helping protect our health and climate. The plan is empowering Americans in cities and small towns to benefit from the clean energy transition.

The USDA is accepting REAP applications and will hold funding competitions quarterly through September 30, 2024.