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SOLAR PANEL REMOVAL + REINSTALL

SOLAR FOR FARMS
REAP (RURAL ENERGY ASSISTANT PROGRAM)

WORKING WITH FARMS IS OUR BUSINESS

USDA REAP grants can now cover up to 50% of the cost of a solar installation, and when combined with the 30% federal tax credit, depreciation, and local utility incentives, the program can provide very short payback periods and ROIs above 20% for solar projects that qualify.

 

At Sunpath, we keep solar simple by providing you with a dedicated solar expert that will lead you through REAP grant process, including: free initial assessments and project quotes, feasibility studies and the grant writing. During the installation we provide first-class workmanship, the most competitive installation prices in the state as well as reliable ongoing service for your system.

The USDA REAP grant provides funding to qualified agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems.

Who may apply for this program?

  • Agricultural producers

    • An entity directly engaged in production of agricultural products where at least 50 percent of their gross income coming from agricultural operations.

  • Small businesses

    • Must be located in eligible rural areas and one of the following:

      • Private for-profit entity (sole Proprietorship, Partnership, or Corporation)

      • A Cooperative [including those qualified under Section 501(c)(12) of IRS Code]

      • An electric utility (including a Tribal or governmental electric utility) that provides service to rural consumers and operates independent of direct government control)

      • A Tribal corporation or other Tribal business entities that are chartered under Section 17 of the Indian Reorganization Act (25 USC 477) or have similar structures and relationships with their Tribal entity without regard to the resources of the Tribal government.

    • ​Must meet the Small Business Administration size standards in accordance with 13 CFR 121.

 

NOTE: Agricultural producers and small businesses must have NO outstanding delinquent federal taxes, debt, judgment or debarment.

What is an eligible area?

  •  Projects must be located in rural areas with populations of 50,000 residents or less*. 

  •  Check eligible rural areas, here.

REQUEST A FREE ESTIMATE

By answering these questions about your farm and current electric usage, we can determine the solar viability of your property and provide information about the cost of installing solar. 

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