Our MissionNative Wind was formed to protect the environment and promote the welfare of indigenous people by facilitating the development of renewable energy resources on tribal lands. Specific goals include:
Educating the public about the benefits of renewable energy development on tribal lands
Secure public and private financial and other support for renewable energy development on tribal lands
Promote local use and export of tribal renewable energy; promote markets for tribal renewable energy and renewable energy credits.
Secure electric grid access for tribal renewable energy projects.
The Board of Directors of Native Wind includes representatives of the Intertribal Council On Utility Policy, Native Energy, ICLEI, Honor the Earth and American Spirit Productions.
Timeline of Accomplishments More
Who will buy renewable electricity from Native Wind?
Individual citizens can buy green tags directly and support renewable energy. More
COUP is working with local governments that
seek to buy green power -- ICLEI cities and others.
Utilities that buy power from WAPA are likely customers for Native Wind power.
Federal instututions (ie. the Air Force, the national energy laboratories, etc) seeking to comply with renewable energy directives.