USDA Rural Development Nevada has grants and loans available to rural small businesses and agricultural producers to help them offset one-fourth of the costs of an alternative energy system or to improve energy efficiency. Applications for renewable energy system and energy efficiency grants of $20,000 or less are due by Oct. 31, 2017.
The forces driving the region’s economic rebound and tactics to keep the recovery alive will be explored in depth during the Nevada Economic Development Conference, May 19-21, 2015. The three-day conference is expected to draw up to 500 of the region’s leaders and businesses for a wide-ranging discussion of Nevada’s economic path. It’s at the Joe Crowley Student Union on the University of Nevada, Reno, campus.