On Wednesday, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky announced that USDA is investing $900 million to build, preserve or improve rural electric infrastructure across 16 states. $1,700,000 of that investment will be used toward Surprise Valley Electrification Corp. located in Alturas, California to purchase and make improvements to their headquarters facility. The company serves more than 6,443 customers over 7,650 miles of line in four counties in California, Nevada and Oregon.