Marquette, MI – August 18, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $8 Million to improve rural electric service in the central U.P.
Michigan’s USDA State Director of Rural Development Jason Allen joined Mark & Walt in the Morning today to talk about the Alger-Delta Cooperative Electric Association receiving an $8-million loan.
Allen explained that the funds will go to build nine miles of line in their service area and include just over $2-million in smart grid technologies.
Alger-Delta serves over 10,000 members in six counties in the U.P. The funds come from a USDA $371 million program to build and improve electric systems in 11 states.
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