The Mission of the Connecticut Farm Energy Program is to provide technical assistance to AG producers and increase awareness about energy conservation & efficiency while promoting alternative & renewable forms of energy on Connecticut Farms.
Connecticut Farm Energy Events
Connecticut Farm Energy Program (CFEP)
is a program that is supported in collaboration with Connecticut Resource Conservation & Development Area, Inc. (RC&D) and the USDA Rural Development.
CFEP aims to provide information as it pertains to energy and agriculture in Connecticut through the CFEP website, email updates, publications, workshops and events it hosts and participates in.
CFEP serves as a resource and clearinghouse for information about on-farm energy opportunities in relation to grant opportunities, financial incentives, loans, audits, educational opportunities and events for AG producers & AG based small business located in Connecticut. CFEP works closely with Federal, State and local partners.
CFEP provides technical assistance in the form of grant writing to eligible Connecticut Ag producers & Ag based small business in applying for USDA – Rural Development REAP (Rural Energy for America Program) Grants. REAP Grants which are part of the Farm Bill, provide assistance to those who are eligible with Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy projects.
CFEP is Supported by these Partners
CT Farm Energy Survey Report - 2014 (pdf)
CT Farm Energy BMP Guide - 2nd Edition 2014 (pdf)
CT Farm Energy BMP Guide - 1st Edition (pdf)
If you would like to receive a printed copy of the new BMP guide please contact our office and we can mail you a copy.