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WINNEBAGO TRIBE TO NEARLY DOUBLE SOLAR POWER CAPACITY

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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.