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June 28, 2012
USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Assist Rural Communities with Extremely High Energy Costs

Applications are due July 30, 2012, for USDA Rural Development grants to assist communities where expenditures for home energy exceed 275% of the national average.

June 25, 2012
EM Convenes Historic Meeting with Leaders of Tribal Nations

DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) made history by bringing together leaders of eight Tribal Nations to discuss progress in the nuclear cleanup and build partnerships to better shape the future of DOE sites.

May 24, 2012
Alaska Native Tribes Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Projects

Energy Department and Denali Commission Announce Partnership to Strengthen Tribal Energy in Alaska

March 21, 2012
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Commitment to American Made Energy

President Obama highlighted his Administration’s focus on a sustained, all-of-the-above approach to developing American energy.

February 16, 2012
Tribal Clean Energy Projects Awarded $6.5 Million from U.S. Energy Department

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal Nations and supporting tribal energy development, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that 19 clean energy projects to receive more than $6.5 million.

December 2, 2011
Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance Opportunity for Tribal Clean Energy Deployment

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched today the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) initiative aimed at advancing clean energy generation in Indian Country and providing federally recognized Native American and Alaska Native governments with technical assistance to accelerate clean energy project deployment. This effort furthers the Administration and Department’s commitment to provide Tribes with the tools and resources they need to foster tribal energy self-sufficiency and sustainability, advancing economic competitiveness and job creation.

November 28, 2011
Energy Department Releases Case Studies and Best Practices to Assist Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced new case studies and other online resources available to local governments that are designing, expanding, and enabling residential energy efficiency programs across the country.

November 23, 2011
Wind Powering America Webinar: Wind and Wildlife Interactions

December 21, 2011, 3 p.m. ET

November 18, 2011
Webinar for Tribes: Overview of U.S. Department of Energy Power Marketing Administrations

Wednesday, November 30
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time
Speaker: John Worthington, Western Area Power Administration