The 2018 Farm bill approved the production of industrial hemp with procedures and regulations that are to be completed by this fall. Planting season for hemp is predicted to be 2020. Each state will have production plans and regulations defined in accordance with the federal law. As the USDA mentions, not all aspects of this … Continue reading Hemp Production
Applying for a REAP grant can seem overwhelming sometimes, but it doesn’t have to be. Energy Improvement Matters (EIM) lends a helping hand to make the process run smoothly and stress free. For us to accomplish this, there are a few things that we will need from you. Following is needed: Dealer’s name and contact … Continue reading Things You Should Know When Applying for a REAP Grant
There are several variables that go into sustaining an energy efficient business. It takes more than hard work and dedication; It can also be extremely expensive. We want to thank you for your efforts toward sustainability and inform you about REAP grant opportunities to assist you, click here. Before applying for a REAP grant, Energy … Continue reading Helping Fund a Greener Future
EIM, LLC recommends Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grants. While REAP grants through the USDA pay up to 25% of the project cost for energy saving equipment or renewable energy projects, the TRUE value is in the amount of money you might save over the life of the improvements. For example, the USDA Rural … Continue reading TRUE Value of a REAP Grant
It might be a good time to switch to a new electricity provider if you pay: More than $9,000 a year on energy, or More than 9 cents per kilowatt hour. Today, these are good “rule of thumb” numbers that indicate it is time. It is time to consider installing Photo Voltaic (“PV”) panels on … Continue reading Is it Time to Fire the Electric Company?