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Tax and Financing

Electric co-ops use private financing and government loans and grants to maintain and modernize electric systems and improve their communities in rural America.

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Where we stand

Co-ops need access to affordable financing to continue to maintain nearly half the electric distribution lines and other grid facilities in the United States. NRECA supports robust funding for grants from the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and other federal programs that promote rural broadband service, rural economic development and innovative technology.

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Cooperatives and Businesses

Co-ops depend on public and private financing to help improve their distribution systems, which power more than 19 million homes, farms, schools and businesses.

Communities

Co-ops use financing to help expand infrastructure that is critical to the economic development of local communities and improves the lives of 42 million people in nearly 90 percent of U.S. counties.

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