The Seattle-based Alekson Native American Enterprises LLC (ANAE), a Native-owned company thatrepresentsrenewable energy technologiesfrom around the world, showcased its green products and business initiatives at the Dubai Trade and Commerce Exhibition on December 16.
The invitation-only exhibit, sponsored by the U.S.A. Regional Trade Center (USARTC), is intended to facilitate trade and commerce between U.S. businesses and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) regional market.
Alekson Native American Enterprises is fully owned by members of the Citizen Band of the Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma and members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts and their partners. Starting in 2009, ANAE began developing and assembling a collection of top-tier technologies from around the world. All of the exhibited technologies have been commercialized and have years of field-proven success. They are Sachem Hi-Energy Wood Pellets, a substitute for thermal coal; AIRE-FOILTMvertical-axis wind turbinesthat arelow profile and cut-inwith wind fromany direction at 4 meters per second;MAGNUMTMlithium and liquidbatterystorage systems,ECO-LOGICTMLED Smart Lighting Systems50,000 hour certified lamps for commercial buildings, streets and stadiums; Farm-of-the-Futurehydroponic food-crop cultivation systems that generate significantpesticide-freecrop yields with low water in a computer-controlled growing environment; andCASTAGRATMindustrial coatings for protection against corrosion in the oil and gas and other energy industries.
Sachem Energy Solutions, an operating division of ANAE, is responsible for advancing technologies commercialized outside of the U.S. “We are very honored the U.S.A. Regional Trade Center invited us to participate in this prestigious event,” Jim Alekson, CEO of Alekson Native American Enterprises LLC, said in a press release. “We are pleased to have been given the opportunity to showcase and advance Indian country participation in the world’s green energy revolution.”
Kim Childs, vice president of USARTC, responded in kind. “Innovative technologies advanced by ANAE and its Native American Partners represent a real step toward reducing the world’s dependency on fossil fuels to meet its ever increasing energy needs.”