By William Driscoll, PV Magazine
Native American lands have an estimated 61 gigawatts of
economic solar potential.
Nebraska Winnebago Tribe Is Developing Their Renewable Energy Resources
Tour The Winnebago Tribe’s New Solar Farm And More Renewable Energy Sites
Saturday, August 11th from 11 am to 3 pm or for as long as you want to stay.
Bring your family, a picnic lunch and lawn chairs and join Nebraskans for Solar and Tour Host Robert Byrnes for this unique educational opportunity. Click here for details.
“We’ve had 100 tribes visit our community,” [Ann Marie Bledsoe-Downes, vice president for community impact and engagement of Ho-Chunk Inc] said. “We talk about many subjects with these leaders. We spend substantial time on our renewable-energy effort. Other tribes say, ‘Let’s do what Winnebago is doing.’ It resonates with people that we are taking control over our own resources.”