The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is nearly doubling the solar electricity generated across their renewable energy infrastructure.
Ho-Chunk Vice President Ann Marie Bledsoe Downes says solar panels will be installed at nine additional locations in the Winnebago community:
OC………with this new project. ;10
The nearly $729-thousand dollar investment expansion will increase annual energy savings in Winnebago:
OC………..is our hope. :12
The new installations will include the Blackhawk Community Center, Ho-Chunk’s accounting offices, two Pony Express convenience stores and other tribal businesses.
Bledsoe Downes says interest in solar power is increasing in the community and region:
OC………homecoming celebration. :23
The money saved through the initiatives is invested in community programs.