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Henry Yazzie stands in front of his home about 10 miles outside of Leupp, Arizona and located in the former Bennett Freeze area. GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit organization, installed an off-grid solar system on Yazzie’s roof. Ryan Williams/NHO

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Is solar the solution for the former Bennett Freeze area on the Navajo Nation?
National nonprofit group looks for ways to partner with chapters on Navajo Nation to bring solar electricity to remote locations in former Bennett Freeze area

LEUPP, Ariz. - How long does someone who lives in the Bennet Freeze area, which stretches across 1.5 million acres on the western side of the Navajo Nation, have to wait for electricity? For Henry Yazzie it was about 40 years.

By Katherine Locke October 13, 2015
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