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USDA devotes $25 million to boost MO’s renewable energy infrastructure

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.

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