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Farms receive USDA grants

Grants to fund solar arrays

DAVENPORT — Two Lincoln County farms have received federal funding for renewable energy projects through the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

GMC Joint Ventures dba Rolinco Farm, located south of Harrington, received a $40,000 grant to purchase and install a 22.4 kilowatt solar array.

That project is expected to save $1,998 and 28,548 kilowatt hours per year and generate enough to power 2.66 homes, according to a press release from the Dept. of Agriculture.

And Oestreich Farms JV, located southeast of Harrington, received a $37,500 grant for a 25.9 kilowatt solar array.

That project is expected to s...

 

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