Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) for the Rural Energy for America Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020; Amendment, 16925 [2020-06226]

Download as PDF 16925 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 58 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) for the Rural Energy for America Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020; Amendment Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA (Rural Development). ACTION: Notice of solicitation of applications; amendment. AGENCY: The Rural-Business Cooperative Service (the Agency) published a notice of solicitation of applications in the Federal Register on August 30, 2019, entitled ‘‘Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Rural Energy for America Program for Fiscal Year 2020,’’ to allow potential applicants time to submit applications for financial assistance under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for fiscal year (FY) 2020 and allow the Agency time to process applications within the current FY. This notice extends the application window closing date from March 31, 2020 to April 15, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact the applicable USDA Rural Development Energy Coordinator in your respective state, as identified via the following link: https:// www.rd.usda.gov/files/RBS_StateEnergy Coordinators.pdf. For information about this Notice, please contact Deb Yocum, Program Management Division, Rural BusinessCooperative Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, MS 3226, Room 4204-South, Washington, DC 20250–3226, or call 402–499–1198. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register on August 30, 2019 (84 FR 45713), make the following amendments: In the third column on page 45716, under Section IV Application and khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Mar 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 Submission Information, subsection C. Submission Dates and Times, paragraph (1)(a)(ii) amend the language to: 4:30 p.m. local time on April 15, 2020. In the third column on page 45716, under Section IV Application and Submission Information, subsection C. Submission Dates and Times, paragraph (1)(b) amend the language to: For applicants requesting a grant only of over $20,000 (unrestricted) or a combination grant and guaranteed loan where the grant request is greater than $20,000, complete applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. local time on April 15, 2020. In the third column of the table on page 45716, amend the Application window closing dates for the Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Grants ($20,000 or less grant and guaranteed loan where the grant request is $20,000 or less competing for the remaining set aside funds) to April 15, 2020*. In the third column of the table on page 45716, amend the Application window closing dates for the Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Grants Unrestricted grants, including combination grant and guaranteed loan where the grant request is greater than $20,000) to April 15, 2020*. In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application Review Information, subsection B Review and Selection Process, paragraph (1)(a) amend the second sentence to read: Eligible applications must be submitted by April 15, 2020, in order to be considered for these set-aside funds. In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, paragraph (1)(a) amend the third sentence to read: Approximately 50 percent of these funds will be made available for those complete applications the Agency receives by October 31, 2019, and approximately 50 percent of the funds for those complete applications the Agency receives by April 15, 2020. In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, paragraph (1)(b) amend the first sentence to read: Eligible applications received by April 15, 2020, for renewable energy system and energy efficiency improvements PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 grants of $20,000 or less, that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against grant applications of $20,000 or less from other States at a national competition. In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, paragraph (1)(c) amend the first sentence to read: Eligible applications for renewable energy system and energy efficiency improvements, regardless of the amount of the funding request, received by April 15, 2020, can compete for unrestricted grant funds. In the second column on page 45718, under section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, paragraph (1) amend paragraph (d) to read: National unrestricted grant funds for all eligible renewable energy system and energy efficiency improvements grant applications received by April 15, 2020, which include grants of $20,000 or less, that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against grant applications from other States at a final national competition. In the third column on page 45718, under section V. Application Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, paragraph (3) amend the last sentence to read: All unfunded eligible applications for combined grant and guaranteed loan applications that are received by April 15, 2020, and that are not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against other grant and combined grand and guaranteed loan applications from other States at a final national competition. 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Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 58 / Wednesday, March 25, 2020 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service


Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) for the Rural 
Energy for America Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020; Amendment

AGENCY: Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA (Rural Development).

ACTION: Notice of solicitation of applications; amendment.

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SUMMARY: The Rural-Business Cooperative Service (the Agency) published 
a notice of solicitation of applications in the Federal Register on 
August 30, 2019, entitled ``Notice of Solicitation of Applications for 
the Rural Energy for America Program for Fiscal Year 2020,'' to allow 
potential applicants time to submit applications for financial 
assistance under the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for fiscal 
year (FY) 2020 and allow the Agency time to process applications within 
the current FY. This notice extends the application window closing date 
from March 31, 2020 to April 15, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact the applicable USDA 
Rural Development Energy Coordinator in your respective state, as 
identified via the following link: https://www.rd.usda.gov/files/RBS_StateEnergyCoordinators.pdf.
    For information about this Notice, please contact Deb Yocum, 
Program Management Division, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, United 
States Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, MS 3226, 
Room 4204-South, Washington, DC 20250-3226, or call 402-499-1198.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register on August 30, 2019 
(84 FR 45713), make the following amendments:
    In the third column on page 45716, under Section IV Application and 
Submission Information, subsection C. Submission Dates and Times, 
paragraph (1)(a)(ii) amend the language to: 4:30 p.m. local time on 
April 15, 2020.
    In the third column on page 45716, under Section IV Application and 
Submission Information, subsection C. Submission Dates and Times, 
paragraph (1)(b) amend the language to: For applicants requesting a 
grant only of over $20,000 (unrestricted) or a combination grant and 
guaranteed loan where the grant request is greater than $20,000, 
complete applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. local 
time on April 15, 2020.
    In the third column of the table on page 45716, amend the 
Application window closing dates for the Renewable Energy Systems and 
Energy Efficiency Improvements Grants ($20,000 or less grant and 
guaranteed loan where the grant request is $20,000 or less competing 
for the remaining set aside funds) to April 15, 2020*.
    In the third column of the table on page 45716, amend the 
Application window closing dates for the Renewable Energy Systems and 
Energy Efficiency Improvements Grants Unrestricted grants, including 
combination grant and guaranteed loan where the grant request is 
greater than $20,000) to April 15, 2020*.
    In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B Review and Selection Process, 
paragraph (1)(a) amend the second sentence to read: Eligible 
applications must be submitted by April 15, 2020, in order to be 
considered for these set-aside funds.
    In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
paragraph (1)(a) amend the third sentence to read: Approximately 50 
percent of these funds will be made available for those complete 
applications the Agency receives by October 31, 2019, and approximately 
50 percent of the funds for those complete applications the Agency 
receives by April 15, 2020.
    In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
paragraph (1)(b) amend the first sentence to read: Eligible 
applications received by April 15, 2020, for renewable energy system 
and energy efficiency improvements grants of $20,000 or less, that are 
not funded by State allocations can be submitted to the National Office 
to compete against grant applications of $20,000 or less from other 
States at a national competition.
    In the first column on page 45718, under section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
paragraph (1)(c) amend the first sentence to read: Eligible 
applications for renewable energy system and energy efficiency 
improvements, regardless of the amount of the funding request, received 
by April 15, 2020, can compete for unrestricted grant funds.
    In the second column on page 45718, under section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
paragraph (1) amend paragraph (d) to read: National unrestricted grant 
funds for all eligible renewable energy system and energy efficiency 
improvements grant applications received by April 15, 2020, which 
include grants of $20,000 or less, that are not funded by State 
allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against 
grant applications from other States at a final national competition.
    In the third column on page 45718, under section V. Application 
Review Information, subsection B. Review and Selection Process, 
paragraph (3) amend the last sentence to read: All unfunded eligible 
applications for combined grant and guaranteed loan applications that 
are received by April 15, 2020, and that are not funded by State 
allocations can be submitted to the National Office to compete against 
other grant and combined grand and guaranteed loan applications from 
other States at a final national competition.

Mark Brodziski,
Acting Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-06226 Filed 3-24-20; 8:45 am]
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