On behalf of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy, you are invited to a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Workshop in Kearney on Friday, April 23 at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. The workshop is scheduled from 9:00 a.m.until noon.
Also, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., a workshop has been scheduled to specifically discuss energy grant funds available under title nine from the USDA. This is the second year that these funds will be available and applications.
Representatives from both the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be presenters at both the morning and afternoon sessions.
The latest information on the funds available, submission process and the closing deadlines can be found at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rd/farmbill/9006resources.html
Information about grants awarded last year can be found at http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rd/newsroom/2003/9006awardees.html
Where: Buffalo Co. Fairgrounds
INFORMATIONAL WORKSHOP and EXHIBITS
1.) Information from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on the latest in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency technology.
2.) Actual on-site exhibits and models of Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency equipment, products, and technology. Visit with Renewable Energy Lab personnel on how you can use this technology in your business or farm. Information and/or exhibits on wind energy, photovoltaic systems, methane digester systems, other biomass/biogas systems, and many other products and technologies for both renewable and energy efficiency projects.
3.) Information from USDA Rural Development and the Nebraska Energy Office about grants, loans, and other assistance available for Energy Projects.
Hear from Congressman Tom Osborne
(invited) or his staff on energy policy and the importance of renewable
energy and energy efficiency development in Nebraska!
Introduction and National Renewable
Energy Lab Presentation
Grant Assistance/ Funding Opportunities Information
Congressman Tom Osborne (invited)
for participants to learn more about the technologies and grant funding available for projects.
Who Should Attend: