RHODE ISLAND AGRICULTURAL ENERGY PROGRAM

Grant Opportunity

A Cooperative Agreement between Rhode Island Resource Conservation and Development Area Council, Inc. and the
Department of Environmental Management, Division of Agriculture and Office of Air Resources and, the RI Office of Energy Resources

The Rhode Island Agricultural Energy Program (RIAgEP) is a competitive grant program that funds agricultural energy projects in an effort to improve energy efficiency and to facilitate the adoption of alternative clean energy technologies by Rhode Island farms in order to reduce energy consumption thereby, decreasing the carbon footprint of the agricultural community and keep agriculture a viable and growing sector of Rhode Island's economy.

RI Ag Energy Program Grants will fund projects up to $20,000 that fall into either the renewable energy category or the energy efficiency category. All farm related energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that meet the program requirements will be considered, although priority will be given to proposals that focus on the technologies listed in the application.


Eligibility and Applying

Applicant eligibility and Project Eligibility is defined in the "Project Description" which will be available for download below.

The next application deadline will be March 29, 2019.

2019 Application Forms will be available soon.


DOWNLOAD FORMS:

  • PROJECT DESCRIPTION
    (includes details about the program, eligibility criteria and requirements)
     
  • RENEWABLE ENERGY APPLICATION
     
  • ENERGY EFFICIENCY APPLICATION


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