- DOE Tribal Intern Focuses on Integrating Energy Policy and Navajo Cultural Values
July 22, 2014 12:36 PM
My interest in energy planning on the Navajo Nation stemmed from the desire to improve energy resource development in my own community. The legacy of environmental and health impacts from uranium and coal mining motivated me to find ways of developing energy resources in a manner more consistent with cultural values and the visions of the Navajo Nation. While I have developed many valuable technical analysis skills and tools in my Ph.D. program, most of the knowledge about Indian energy issues requires significant on-the-ground engagement with communities and their leaders. As a Tribal Energy Program intern, I have developed important connections in the area of tribal energy working with tribal leaders and my fellow interns.Read The Full Story
Solar Viewed as Triple Boon for Bishop Paiute Tribe
July 1, 2014 8:00 AM
For the Bishop Paiute Tribe of California, clean energy projects offer a way to feed three birds with one seed. By taking steps to reduce energy use and harnessing renewable energy sources to meet the community’s energy needs, the Tribe is working to mitigate the impact of high energy costs, create good local jobs for its people, and preserve the land and resources for future generations.Read The Full Story
- Energy Department and South Dakota Tribal Leaders Explore Ways to Lower Energy Costs
June 10, 2014 3:08 PM
Learn how the Energy Department is providing South Dakota tribes with resources and technical assistance to help lower their energy costs.Read The Full Story
August 20, 2014Aug. 27 Webinar Will Focus on Financing Facility- and Community-Scale Tribal Renewable Energy Projects
The Energy Department's Office of Indian Energy, Tribal Energy Program, and Western Area Power Administration will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Introduction to Facility- and Community-Scale Project Financing, on Wednes
July 31, 2014
The Energy Department's Office of Indian Energy, Tribal Energy Program, and Western Area Power Administration will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Project Implementation and Operations & Maintenance, on Friday, Aug.
July 17, 2014Energy Department Announces Up to $7 Million to Expand Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Tribal Lands
The Energy Department today announced up to $7 million to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency projects in tribal communities, reducing reliance on fossil fuel, and promoting economic development.
July 16, 2014
On July 16, at the fourth and final meeting of the White House State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, the Administration announced the new Tribal Climate Resilience Program to help tribes prepare for c
June 18, 2014
Register for the Net Metering webinar, which will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time.