Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Size: 85 sq. mi.
Median household income: $31,892
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community recently completed the installation of a 75kW solar PV parking structure at the Lonely Cactus Senior Apartment Homes campus. The project was built with funding through the Renewable Energy Investment Fund managed by the Grand Canyon Trust, and will offset electricity costs for a 5 building apartment complex that houses community elders.
Au-Awthum Tash LLC, a renewable energy developer based in Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, signed a letter of intent to install Crystal Research Corporation’s energy technologies within the Community.
Through the EarthWise energy program, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community had partnered with the Salt River Project to provide methane from a closed landfill to power a 4 MW biogas generation facility. This project has been running for 7-8 years now.
This information was gathered using web searches and conversations with tribal representatives. The census data was found online and represents 2010 figures.
- Scott Thigpen, Assistant Director of Engineering and Construction Services
- Demographic Analysis of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community