The U.S. Department of Agriculture is devoting more than 25-million-dollars to build or improve renewable energy infrastructure in Missouri.
The announcement is part of a nationwide 464-million-dollar effort to help communities, agricultural producers, and businesses lower energy costs in rural America.
Nineteen investments will be made in Missouri.
The USDA says climate-smart investments will conserve and generate nearly 800-thousand kilowatt-hours in rural Missouri each year, savings customers more than 90-thousand-dollars annually.
The Missouri projects include in Mexico, Sedalia, Neosho, Kirksville, Princeton, Weston, and Jefferson City.