• USDA to Provide More than $1.8 Billion in Funding
  • February 28, 2014
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Friday that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide over $1.8 billion to fund electric utility infrastructure improvements in 25 states and one territory. The USDA-funded improvements include smart grid and renewable energy projects and the building or improvement of more than 6,500 miles of transmission lines.