Puget Sound Energy Partners With Nooksack Indian Tribe To Bring Solar to Their Community

Puget Sound Energy, with the support of its Green Power and Solar Choice customers, has awarded a Green Power Solar Grant to the Nooksack Indian Tribe, providing resources to install a new solar project on the Nooksack PPE warehouse.

The 47.12 kilowatt project will generate 49,554 kilowatt hours annually, which will help reduce more than 47,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. The solar array sits atop the Nooksack PPE warehouse, which was constructed to house a variety of supplies the Tribe acquired to combat COVID-19. The warehouse will also provide options in case there is ever a need for an emergency field clinic, quarantine quarters or sleeping quarters. Puget Sound Energy has awarded a Green Power Solar Grant to the Nooksack Indian Tribe, providing resources to install a new solar project on the Nooksack PPE warehouse. Photo courtesy Puget Sound Energy “As stewards of the land, we are proud to bring green projects to the area,” said RoseMary LaClair, chairwoman. “The Nooksack Indian Tribe has relied upon energy from Mother Earth since time immemorial and with this project we bridge our history, traditions and culture with the developments of tomorrow.”

Recipients of Green Power Solar Grants include local non-profits, housing authorities and tribal entities serving low-income and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) community members. In addition to saving recipients money on their electric bill that they can reinvest in community services, the projects will serve to further clean energy in the region.

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