Rural Renewable Energy Alliance Awarded Grant to Fund Community Solar on Leech Lake Reservation

PINE RIVER- The nonprofit organization Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, or RREAL, has been awarded a $500,000 grant to fund a 200kW share solar array in the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. The Backus-based company will generate electricity from a community solar garden to benefit...

RREAL Installs Sonal Panels for Lakes Are Habibat For Humanity

Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity just got a little greener. The local non-profit responsible for building 20 houses in Cass, Hubbard and Crow Wing Counties received a $15,000 donation for 48 solar panels from a Toledo, Ohio Foundation. Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity says it’ll...

Creating a permaculture in Minnesota

Creating a culture that provides energy and nutritious needs while sustaining the environment. Hunt Utilities Group created a campus in Pine River that is working towards that goal based on Australian permaculture expert Geoff Lawton. Hunt learned how to designed building to use...

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