Navajo Nation goes for wind power not coal

Face It “No Coal” contest winner
(Runner-up entry in the Face It “No Coal” Contest)

The Navajo Nation will install 300 wind turbines near Flagstaff AZ, enough to power 100,000 homes. This after years of considering building a coal plant.

The Navajo Nation is superbly located for solar, geothermal, and wind development, and developing these alternative energy sources could bring sorely needed funds into the Nation to support clean water, education, and environmental protection.

One Response to Navajo Nation goes for wind power not coal

  1. DJ Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 10:14 am #

    Native Energy helps tribal governments build wind and dairy-methane plants throughout the country. They do this by selling offsets, which are then donated to a climate change education foundation.