TCU Students Give the Gift of Warmth While Earning Certificates

Dec 13, 2018 | Blog, Inside the College Fund, Student Success

Leech Lake Tribal College students work to install solar panels to assist low-income residents with their heating bills.

Leech Lake Tribal College students teamed up with the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota to install a community solar garden to help residents as part of the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Students participating earned their solar installation licenses as part of the program. The photovoltaic panels they installed will generate approximately 235 megawatts of electricity a year. In cold northern Minnesota, this will help around 100 families get affordable power, helping them keep the heat and lights on during the long, cold northern Minnesota winters.

Read more.

Recent Posts