Rural Energy for America Program – Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency

Listing Category

Funding: Loan financing program


Eligible borrowers include:• Rural small businesses• Agricultural producersAdditional USDA Rural Development programs that support other types of businesses and organizations are included in the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative. You can learn more at this link:

Deadline to Apply: Open for Fiscal Years 2023 & 2024 Application Windows: June 30, 2023 September 30, 2023 December 31, 2023 March 31, 2024 June 30, 2024 September 30, 2024


Business Programs

USDA RD State Office3001 Coolidge Rd.Suite 200East Lansing, MI 48823517-324-5100 Ext. 4 | Fax 855-813-7741

Brandon Fewins, State Director

Public Information CoordinatorAlec Lloyd 517-324-5204

Additional Notes:

The program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers can also apply for new energy-efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing

Fact Sheet Overview: