U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Solar Energy Technologies Program – News
USDA Awards $21 Million for Efficiency and Renewable Energy
September 21, 2005
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded $21 million in
grants on September 14th to 150 energy efficiency and renewable energy
projects, located in 32 states, include a large number of wind energy
projects, as well as projects relating to energy efficiency and solar,
biomass, and geothermal energy.
For example, Wasatch Wind, LLC will receive $500,000 to build a
1.5-megawatt wind turbine in Spanish Fork Canyon, Utah, the first of
10 towers planned for the site. Synthetic Energy, Inc., of Ketchum,
Idaho, will use its grant of $199,863 to purchase wind turbines to
power a commercial hydrogen generator. See the USDA press release and
the full list of recipients (PDF 22 KB). Download Adobe Reader.