Wells Fargo commits US $5 million for fund to spur solar in tribal communities. The donation will be received by GRID Alternatives and will support the founding of GRID’s new Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund, an extension of GRID’s National Tribal Program.

The Spokane Tribe in Wellpinit, WA is set to become the first tribe to benefit from the new fund, a the tribe will receive a third-party investment capital and $1 million in matching funds from the Department of Energy for a 637kW PV(photo voltaic) project. Once completed, the installation will provide clean power for 14 tribal buildings.

 

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