A solar energy grant for the library of a Rocky Mountain hamlet spurred a co-op toward a microgrid
Close call by young driver and downed power line inspired co-ops to produce safety video.
In latest round of USDA electric loans, 27 co-ops in 21 states receive funds.
The money will help co-ops build or improve power lines and finance smart grid technologies.
USDA loans will help 214,000 rural residents and businesses in 10 states.
How a water-loving frog desperate for habitat and the BPA entered a symbiotic relationship.
Latest RUS electric loans: $858 million, 17 co-ops, 450,000 residents and businesses, 17 states.
Latest RUS electric loans: $485 million, 10 co-ops, 77 million consumers, 12 states.
Electric co-ops get a $122 million lift on power line projects from USDA.