Macon and Brookfield companies receive USDA grants

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Missouri State Director Kyle Wilkens announced Aug. 24e that USDA Rural Development is investing more than $698,000 in critical infrastructure to combat climate change in rural Missouri. A few projects in the region are receiving funding.

Brookfield Tractor will use a $20,000 grant from the Rural Energy for America program to install a 62.5 kilowatt solar panel. The project is expected to save $8,885 per year. It will replace 116,799 kilowatt hours per year, or 100% of the company’s energy consumption and enough electricity to power 10 homes.

Brookfield’s Best Broadcasting Incorporated will use a $9,720 REAP grant to install a 19.4 kilowatt solar panel. The project is expected to save $1,742 per year. It will replace 25,297 kilowatt hours per year, or 89% of the company’s energy consumption.

The Macon Coca-Cola Bottling Company will use a $20,000 REAP grant to install a 46.98 kilowatt solar panel system. The project is expected to save $6,121 per year. It will replace 71,831 kilowatt hours per year, or 100% of the company’s energy consumption and enough electricity to power six homes.



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