USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 10 States

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe today announced that USDA is investing $181 million to upgrade rural electric systems in 10 states (PDF, 98 KB). The funding includes $7.7 million to finance smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security.