High Energy Cost Grants

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The High Energy Cost Grant Program provides financial assistance for the improvement of energy generation, transmission, and distribution facilities servicing eligible rural communities with home energy costs that are over 275% of the national average. Grants under this program may be used for the acquisition, construction, installation, repair, replacement, or improvement of energy generation, transmission, or distribution facilities in communities with extremely high energy costs. On-grid and off-grid renewable energy projects are eligible. This program has funded solar photovoltaic and solar water heating projects.

Partner Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Resource Type: Funding program
Stakeholder Group(s): Rural
Publication Date: N/A

Resource Link: https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/high-energy-cost-grants