On-Farm Energy Efficiency Grant Program

Program On-Farm Energy Efficiency Grant Program
Category Financial Incentive
Implementing sector State
Last Update
State Kentucky
Administrator County Agricultural Development Councils, Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy
Website https://agpolicy.ky.gov/funds/Pages/program-portal.aspx
Technologies Solar Water Heat

Under the County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP), the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy (OAP) offers grants for farms that incorporate energy efficiency into their operations. A wide range of energy efficiency technologies are eligible for grants, given they meet the energy savings criteria.* Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. See the OAP homepage for application materials, reporting forms, and program guidelines. New applications and guidelines are available for each calendar year. Customers may also contact the Office of Agricultural Policy about loans in addition to the grant.

Eligible projects include:

  • Upgrades to farm equipment
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Building Insulation
  • Programmable thermostats and controllers
  • Fans
  • Windows, doors, skylights, roofing
  • Cool Roof systems
  • Tankless, solar, or other efficient water heaters
  • Motors
  • Other equipment specified in the guidelines

Program guidelines can be found here.

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