The seventh in a series of DOE Office of Indian Energy Tribal Leader Forums was held May 30–31 in Phoenix and focused on potential opportunities for Tribes to partner with the military on clean energy.
Through the Office of Indian Energy’s 2012 Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program, the Organized Village of Kake in Alaska received assistance with community-based energy planning, energy awareness and training programs, and identification and implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency opportunities.
Change doesn’t happen on its own. It’s led by dedicated and passionate people who are committed to empowering Indian Country to energize future generations. Leading the Charge is a regular Office of Indian Energy Newsletter feature spotlighting the movers and shakers in energy development on tribal lands. For this issue, we spoke with three key energy supporters whose efforts in championing Indian energy development are amplified because of their intertribal affiliations.
Student interns from the Crow Tribe in Montana participate in an algae biomass research project that could help prepare them for cleantech jobs and pave the way for their Tribe to produce clean, renewable energy.