Program Name: Rural Energy Savings 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  
Provides loans to rural utilities and other companies that offer energy efficiency loans to qualified consumers to implement durable cost effective energy efficiency measures  
Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions

Open to: Entities that provide retail electric service to rural areas, current and former USDA Rural Development Rural Utilities Service Electric Service program borrowers or their subsidiaries

Terms and Conditions: 20 years at 0 percent interest, and up to 5 percent interest for re-lending to qualified consumers for up to 10 years

Application Deadline: Rolling bases
Application Guidelines:
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
How Must Funds Be Used: