usda rural electric

USDA Invests $2.5 Billion in Rural Electric Infrastructure

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

Loans Will Help Create Jobs and Spur Business Growth in 27 States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that USDA is investing $2.5 billion in rural electric infrastructure improvements to help create jobs and support economic development in 27 states. “These significant investments will help develop and maintain modern, reliable electric infrastructure that businesses and rural communities need in a 21st Century …


Wind Power Advancing in U.S.

Dan Energy, Industry News Release

A new report from the American Wind Energy Association finds 357 megawatts in new wind energy projects were brought online during the second quarter of the year. Nationally, the U.S. now has 84,405 megawatts of installed wind power capacity, with more than 52,000 commercial wind turbines currently operating in 41 states plus Guam and Puerto. Another 25,819 megawatts are under construction …