CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sixteen small companies and agriculture producers in rural West Virginia are receiving greater than $177,000 from a federal authorities program that helps set up renewable power methods and make power effectivity enhancements.
U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito introduced the awards Wednesday in addition to $50,000 from the U.S. Department of (*16*) to Woodlands Community Lenders by way of the Rural Business Development Grants program.
The power grants are by way of the Rural Energy for America Program.
Awards of round $19,000 every will go to 121 West Washington, Pitsenbarger Farms and Opossum Creek Retreat, with smaller quantities to 3D Construction Properties, Sogefi USA, Appalachian Holiday Family Sales, Pop’s in Glenwood, Red House Farm, Mustain Farms, Swiftees, Atlantic Wallace, Zazen, Thinkstone Cellers, Kreinik Manufacturing Co., Silver Mist Stables and Rolling Thunder Vegetable Preserve.
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