§ 4280.186 Applicant eligibility
§ 4280.187 Project eligibility
§ 4280.188 Grant funding for Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance
§ 4280.190 Energy Audit and REDA grant applications–content
§ 4280.191 Evaluation of Energy Audit and REDA grant applications
§ 4280.192 Scoring Energy Audit and REDA grant applications
§ 4280.193 Selecting Energy Audit and REDA grant applications for award
§ 4280.195 Awarding and administering Energy Audit and REDA grants
§ 4280.196 Servicing Energy Audit and REDA grants
§ 4280.200 OMB control number

Terms Used In CFR > Title 7 > Chapter XLII > Part 4280 > Subpart B > Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) Grants

  • Agency: The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) or successor agency assigned by the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the Rural Energy for America Program. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Agricultural Producer: An individual or entity directly engaged in the production of agricultural products, including crops (including farming). See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Applicant: (1) Except for EA and REDA grants, the Agricultural Producer or Rural Small Business that is seeking a grant, guaranteed loan, or a combination of a grant and loan, under this subpart. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Capacity: The maximum output rate that an apparatus or heating unit is able to attain on a sustained basis as rated by the manufacturer. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Complete Application: An application that contains all parts necessary for the Agency to determine Applicant and project eligibility, score the application, and, where applicable, enable the Agency to determine the technical merit of the project. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Council: As defined in 16 U. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Departmental Regulations: The regulations of the USDA's Office of Chief Financial Officer (or successor office) as codified in 2 CFR chapter IV. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Eligible Project Costs: The Total Project Costs that are eligible to be paid or guaranteed with REAP funds. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Energy Audit: A comprehensive report that meets an Agency-approved standard prepared by an Energy Auditor or an individual supervised by an Energy Auditor that documents current energy usage. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Federal Fiscal Year: The 12-month period beginning October 1 of any given year and ending on September 30 of the following year. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Institution of Higher Education: As defined in 20 U. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Instrumentality: An organization recognized, established, and controlled by a State, Tribal, or local government, for a public purpose or to carry out special purposes. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Matching Funds: Those project funds required by the 7 U. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Power Purchase Agreement: The terms and conditions governing the sale and transportation of electricity produced by the grantee or borrower to another party. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Public Power Entity: Is defined using the definition of "State utility" as defined in section 217(A)(4) of the Federal Power Act (16 U. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Renewable Energy: Energy derived from:

    (1) A wind, solar, Renewable Biomass, ocean (including tidal, wave, current, and thermal), geothermal or Hydroelectric Source. See 7 CFR 4280.103

  • Rural Small Business: A Small Business that is located in a Rural Area or that can demonstrate the proposed project for which assistance is being applied for under this subpart is located in a Rural Area. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • Small Business: An entity or utility, as applicable, described below that meets Small Business Administration's (SBA) definition of Small Business as found in 13 CFR part 121. See 7 CFR 4280.103
  • State: Any of the 50 States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See 7 CFR 4280.103