Save the Date! Grand Opening of the Sacred Earth Lodge: Oct. 11, 2013

Sacred Earth Lodge

You are invited to the Grand Opening celebration of the Sacred Earth Lodge on October 11, 2013 in Pine Ridge, South Dakota! After a year and a half of planning, construction, volunteer trips, and a lot of blood, sweat and tears, we are excited to open our new training building to the public.

October 11, 2013, 2:00pm – 8:00pm

Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center
Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Stick around for cultural activities!
October 12, 2013, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Sacred Earth Lodge
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The Sacred Earth Lodge is the newest edition to the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCREC) campus, located on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and headquarters for our Tribal Renewable Energy Program. This new building will be used as a training center and dormitory for our ever-expanding Tribal Program. With such huge demand for our workshops, we are excited to add more and better classroom space, facilities and many more beds to RCREC.

For more information please contact Lacey Gaechter, National Director, at or by phone at (877)606-4TWP.

Photo of the Week: Solar Warriors in Training

solar energy trainees

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Solar Warriors in training graduate from the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCREC) with certificates in grid-tied PV systems and a new set of green job skills. Congrats to the new graduates!

To learn more about the Tribal Renewable Energy Program please visit our website.


Upcoming Training: Installing Solar PV Systems (Spots still available!)

solar pv training

Join us for a 6-day Solar Electric Training, March 24-29, and learn how to install a grid-tied photovoltaic system! The training includes instruction in the installation of photovoltaic panels tied into the electricity grid. Classroom instruction takes place at the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, and students will have the opportunity to conduct a hands-on installation at our new Red Cloud Training Annex.

To attend, please complete this registration form. We are also very happy to be able to offer two scholarships for this training to Native Veterans. If you are a Native Veteran interested in attending, please complete this scholarship application form.