WASHINGTON D.C. (KELO-AM) Henry Red Cloud, founder of Lakota Solar Enterprises, was one of ten honorees celebrated today at the White House’s Solar Summit to recognize leaders in solar innovation and deployment.
“I applaud Henry Red Cloud’s dedication to bringing clean, renewable energy to families and communities in Indian Country,” Johnson said. “Lakota Solar Enterprises has provided affordable and reliable home heating throughout our tribal communities, and I’m pleased that he is being honored today at the White House.”
Lakota Solar Enterprises is a Native American-owned and operated renewable energy company located on the Pine Ridge Reservation that manufactures and installs solar heating systems to homes across tribal communities. Lakota Solar Enterprises also offers a job training program through the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCREC) that provides tribal members with the knowledge and skills to develop additional renewable energy programs and businesses.