NATIVE AMERICAN PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

Current Projects

Johnny is the volunteer Special Solar Projects Director for Red Cloud Renewable (RCR). He helps the non-profit organization strengthen and expand solar infrastructure across the Northern Plains by building the training capacity of the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCREC) on the Pine Ridge Reservation in SD. 

Past Projects

  • Elwha Tribe – Olympic Peninsula, WA
    Decision-Maker Training
  • Hopi Nation – First Village Arizona
    Solar awareness and technical training
  • Yurok Tribe – Klamath River Basin, Oregon/CaliforniaMicro-hydro, solar awareness, and technical training
  • Zuni Tribe – New Mexico
    Solar awareness and technical training

Henry Red Cloud – Lakota
leader, mentor, friend
and Solar Warrior.

At the Red Cloud Renewable
Energy Center on Res in Pine Ridge, SD.
Photo: Ben Lehman

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With the assistance of Trees, Water and People, the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center, which opened in 2008, offers several training sessions annually for Native American participants from a variety of tribes. Some become solar technicians on their respective reservations.

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Johnny supervising the installation of a solar water pumping system.