Mailing Address:
RI Farm Energy Program
c/o RI RC&D
2283 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Telephone: 401-500-0399




Energy Workshops – Coming Up!

September 17, 2014
Greenhouse Energy Workshop
North Scituate, RI
Join us at Frederickson Farm & Greenhouses to learn about greenhouse energy efficiency strategies, practical energy-saving tips, renewable energy (biomass heating) options and funding opportunities for greenhouse projects. CLICK HERE for complete workshop details.

September 24, 2014
Farm & Rural Small Business Energy Grant Assistance Workshop
Block Island, RI
This workshop will focus on various grant assistance and incentive programs designed to assist with the implementation of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency practices for eligible applicants. CLICK HERE for complete workshop details.

Commerce RI announces:
"Grants available now to RI farms and businesses for the installation of renewable energy. Lower your operating costs and increase your bottom line by generating electricity onsite. These grants can be combined with federal incentives and tax credits." Learn more by contacting or by visiting their website.

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Rhode Island Farm Energy Program (RIFEP) is a partnership between USDA Rural Development and the Rhode Island Resource Conservation and Development Area Council, Inc. that serves as a resource on energy as it relates to agriculture in Rhode Island.

The Rhode Island Farm Energy Program provides Ag Producers and Ag-based Small Businesses with current information on energy, grant opportunities and supportive events, and provides technical assistance in the form of grant writing to those eligible in Rhode Island applying for USDA Rural Development Rural Energy for America (REAP) grants.  PROGRAM DETAILS

New! A 'key" to energy information for Farmers and Rural Small Businesses in Rhode Island.
Follow the key questions to discover Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy opportunities
available for 2014.

Rhode Island Farm Energy Partners:



A project of Rhode Island Resource Conservation & Development Area Council, Inc.
and developed with support from the USDA-Rural Development.

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