Program Name: Energy Resource Conservation program (RUS)
Organization: United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
Address: 2118 W. Part Court, Suite A, Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-403-6200
Briefly Describe the Purpose of the Program
Helps current Rural Utilities Service borrowers make funds available to their consumers for energy conservation and renewable energy projects by deferring payment of principal and interest
Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions
Open to: Current Rural Utilities Service Electric Program borrowers with direct loans

Terms and Conditions: Deferment terms vary, and are based on the principal balance of the existing loan.

Application Deadline: Rolling bases
Application Guidelines:
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
How Must Funds Be Used:
Amounts deferred in the ERC program can be used to cover the cost of labor and materials for energy conservation measures, and to finance renewable energy projects.