Manchin announces $768k for rural energy projects across West Virginia

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $768,762 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for rural energy projects across West Virginia.

“Investing in rural energy projects is essential to boosting West Virginia’s economy while supporting small businesses across the state with innovative technology. These awards will help businesses with projects including installing solar panels, energy efficient heating and cooling systems, and water recycling equipment. I look forward to seeing the positive impacts of these investments into our state and will continue to fight in Washington for funding that supports our rural communities and businesses,” said Senator Manchin.

Individual awards listed below:

  • $48,833 – PriceRomine, Shepherdstown
  • $12,000 – Gladiator Allegiance, Harpers Ferry
  • $12,038 – Green Bridge Properties, Capon Bridge
  • $19,783 – Wood House Research, Green Spring
  • $6,249 – Kenneth Point Farm, Big Bend
  • $15,518 – South Branch Inn, Moorefield 
  • $14,520 – Sungdogs Bed and Breakfast, Shepherdstown 
  • $6,667 – Tate House, Charles Town 
  • $5,691 – Sally Shepherd Horse Farm, Sissonville
  • $34,376 – H&H Cattle, Letart
  • $8,723 – Shane Sanderson Hay Farm, Spanishburg
  • $13,464 – Mountain View Solar and Wind, Berkeley Springs
  • $5,325 – Samantha Jo Harper Farm, Sugar Grove
  • $17,661 – Luscombe Industries, Davis
  • $19,666 – James Davitt McAteer Cattle Farm, Shepherdstown
  • $48,606 – Whiteman Bowling Center, Weirton
  • $23,320 – Remarkable Resources, Bridgeport
  • $15,590 – Solar Energy Solutions, Williamstown
  • $250,000 – West Virginia Potato Chip Company, Parkersburg 
  • $24,962 – Bavarian Inn, Shepherdstown  
  • $85,105 – Shenandoah Landlord, Martinsburg
  • $80,665 – Innovation Properties, Fairmont 

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