Are you a farmer, rancher, or small business owner interested in saving money on your energy bills?
Do you lack the money to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements to lower your business’s energy costs?
Replay now available of this March 3 presentation hosted by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) to hear about energy programs and grants for your business.
There was a lot of material to digest and the presenters have made their slide-decks available to you as a resource. You can view/download them all
In this information session you will hear about:
USDA PROGRAMS and GRANTS:
- Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
- Value-Added Producer Grant Program (VAPG)
- Farm Service Agency
- Hawaii Energy Rebates
- Grant Program
HAWAII GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORITY:
- GEM$ Financing
- HI CAP Collateral Support Program
The presentation will be followed by one-on-one consultations for those joining us in-person
Schedule – March 3, 2023
|11:15 AM||Registration Opens, Networking|
|11:30 AM – 11:45 AM||Welcome|
|11:45 AM – 12:15 PM||USDA, Rural Development – Denise Salmeron & Shirley Heatherly|
|12:15 PM – 12:45 PM||USDA, Farm Service Agency – James Robello & Darrin Vander Plas|
|12:45 PM – 1:15 PM||Hawaii Energy – Walter Enemoto|
|1:15 PM – 1:30 PM||Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority – Gwen Yamamoto-Lau|
|1:30 PM – 2:00 PM||Q & A / Networking/One-on-One Consultation|
USDA Business Programs Director
Business Programs Specialist, USDA
Maui County Manager, Hawaii Energy
Maui County Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency
Darrin Vander Plas
Farm Loan Manager, USDA Farm Service Agency
Gwen Yamamoto Lau
Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority, Executive Director
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