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Workshop to cover Rural Energy for America Program

By Staff | Jul 21, 2016

KIHEI – On Wednesday, July 27, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) will hold a free workshop, “Rural Energy for America Program: REAP-ing What You Sow,” as part of its Innovation Series.

Farmers, ranchers or small business owners interested in saving money on their energy bills, or implementing energy efficient and renewable energy improvements that will lower their energy costs, are encouraged to attend.

Led by presenter John Antonio of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the workshop will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at MEDB’s Malcolm Center at 1305 N. Holopono St., Suite 5, in Kihei.

During this workshop, attendees will learn about REAP’s eligible loans and grants, who is eligible to apply, maximum loan and grant amounts, application requirements and deadlines, and tips for completing applications.

Following the workshop, USDA staff will be available for one-on-one consultations to talk with attendees about their specific projects and needs. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be provided. Reservations are required, and space is limited. To register, visit www.medb.org/usda-reap.