Plateau Solar Project brings solar power to Native elders

LEUPP, Ariz. – Nowhere in America are there more people without electricity than on tribal lands. Despite the fact that the Navajo and Hopi tribes are major electricity producers for the entire Southwest, nearly 20,000 rural Navajo homes do not have electricity or basic human services. Moreover, a significant number of these homes are occupied […]

LEUPP, Ariz. - Nowhere in America are there more people without electricity than on tribal lands. Despite the fact that the Navajo and Hopi tribes are major electricity producers for the entire Southwest, nearly 20,000 rural Navajo homes do not have electricity or basic human services. Moreover, a significant number of these homes are occupied by underprivileged elders with health issues or disabilities. (more…)