Congressman Fred Keller announces $27,628 federal grant for Lauver farm in McAlisterville

December 10, 2019
Press Release
Rural Energy for America Program grant will help install renewable energy sources

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) on Tuesday announced the United States Department of Agriculture has approved a Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency grant of $27,628 for Lauver farm in McAlisterville to purchase and install a solar array.

 

The project will replace current energy demand and save $6,599 per year. Lauver farm contributed $94,137 to the project.

 

“This grant will go a long way toward helping a local farm increase its renewable energy output and save money while being self-sufficient,” Congressman Keller said. “I am glad to see USDA award the grant money and help the agriculture industry in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District.”

 

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