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A $6 Billion Opportunity for Rural Energy Economy

One of the biggest barriers to making investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy is the upfront cost. So what if members of rural electric cooperative and rural municipal electric utilities could borrow money for small-scale improvements on the same terms as the utilities for their large-scale power plants?

Starting in 2014, they can.

Read the full article at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance

 

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