Energy Funding

Pail with money overflowing onto the grass (Copyright IStock).Find funding for your farm or home-based renewable energy project.

USDA. Rural Development.

Offers funding to complete energy audits, provide renewable energy development assistance, make energy efficiency improvements and install renewable energy systems including programs that help convert older heating sources to cleaner technologies, produce advanced biofuels, install solar panels, and build biorefineries.

DOE. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

"Lists various federal financing programs for which energy efficiency and clean energy qualify -- meant to make it easier for state, local and tribal leaders, along with their partners in the private sector, to find capital for energy efficiency and clean energy projects."