Who We Are

Solar panels installed on Seneca Nation land provide innovative renewable energy solutions

Seneca Solar is a solar developer and climate consultancy owned and controlled by the Seneca Nation. Our mission is to profitably and equitably deliver innovative climate solutions that heal the Earth.

The Seneca Nation is a leader in Native energy, with advanced community wind and solar projects operating to lower the bills of Seneca Nation members and benefit the Nation as a whole.

A division of Seneca Holdings, which delivers over $350M in products and services annually, Seneca Solar has the size and infrastructure to execute projects of any size.

Seneca Solar is certified under
the National Minority Supplier
Diversity Council (NMSDC).

Supporting the Seneca Nation

Known as “Keeper of the Western Door,” the Seneca Nation is at the western end of the six nations comprising the Haudenosaunee, or “People of the Longhouse,” a confederacy founded on peace and diplomacy.

The Seneca Nation holds five territories, three retained in the Canandaigua Treaty of 1794 and two reclaimed pursuant to the Seneca Nation Settlement Act of 1994. The Allegany and Cattaraugus Territories are home to nearly half of the 8000+ member Seneca population.

Staunch defenders of their lands and sovereignty, the Seneca Nation has persisted despite immeasurable losses. These include the loss of 10,000 acres in the 1960s construction of the Kinzua Dam by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Despite these obstacles, the Seneca Nation has built an economy and the means to provide for the health, education, and welfare of its people.

Now, the Seneca Nation seeks to invest in meaningful projects and businesses. Returns include partnerships, empowerment, and reinforcement of long-held traditional values.

Doing business with Seneca Solar directly supports the Seneca Nation. This video grounds our work in the concrete actions the Seneca Nation is taking to help its members, and the community benefits we are helping to create.

Copyright Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Used with permission from RWJF.

Our Services

Achieving your goals while maximizing
benefits to the environment and society —
with climate solutions and more. 

Seneca Solar provides a suite of renewable energy development and climate consultation services to our Native and corporate customers.

We design strategies to meet your specific goals. Starting from wherever you are in your journey, we will work together to determine your unique needs, assess opportunities, and develop a plan tailored to your community or your company.

Our creative, innovative approach enables us to develop Earth-healing strategies that achieve your goals — helping you maximize your positive impact and community benefits as part of an equitable clean energy transition.

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Workforce Development

With jobs, training, and mentoring, Seneca Solar is building a Native workforce and Indigenous enterprise capacity to benefit current and future generations.​

  • In all our business activities, Seneca Solar prioritizes workforce and skills development for Senecas and other historically underserved communities.
  • We are committed to hiring a local workforce for our projects that includes historically underserved communities and prioritizes hiring Indigenous people.
  • Through workforce development and long-term economic self-determination, we are empowering the communities we serve to participate in the new clean energy economy.
Native workers installing windmill on Seneca land

Let’s do the most good. Together.

With climate solutions and more. 

To heal the Earth, we need unprecedented collaboration and urgency. Let us help you multiply your impact:

  • Deploy climate solutions to benefit current and future generations.
  • Enable a clean-energy economy that benefits the Seneca Nation and other Indigenous communities.
  • Help build a Native workforce.

Reach out to learn more about how we can help.

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