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Secretary Vilsack Announces USDA Has Reached Its Goal to Fund $250 Million in Smart Grid Improvement

September 9, 2012 3:17 PM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

RALEIGH, N.C., September 7, 2012 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has reached its $250 million goal to finance smart grid technologies, a key component of President Obama's effort to help modernize our nation's electric system. Vilsack also announced nine rural electric cooperatives and utilities in 10 states including North Carolina will receive loan guarantees to make improvements to generation and transmission facilities and implement smart grid technologies.