Biden-Harris Administration Invests $2.3B in Energy Projects Aimed at Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced clean energy investments in 23 states to bolster rural America’s power grid and reduce pollution. Secretary Tom Vilsack revealed $139 million in awards for the Powering Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) program and $2.2 billion for 39 projects, aiming to provide reliable electricity to over 2 million rural residents. These initiatives align with Biden’s Justice40 Initiative, exemplified by projects such as expanding battery storage in Arizona and enhancing solar energy in Nebraska and Hawaii.

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