Fort Yukon Gains Heat and Insight with Biomass Project
February 2, 2016 2:31 PM
In 2005, residents of the Native Village of Fort Yukon were seeking a better, less costly way to heat the village’s common buildings and shared water system. At that time, leaders of the 600-person community eight miles north of the Arctic Circle began researching more efficient fuel options than diesel or fuel oil for their village, which is accessible by boat during the summer but only via snowmobiles and airplanes in the winter.Read The Full Story
- Alaska Energy Champion: Karen Johnson
February 2, 2016 11:46 AM
Change doesn’t happen on its own. It’s led by dedicated and passionate people who are championing innovative solutions to Alaska’s energy challenges. Alaska Energy Champions is a regular feature in the Office of Indian Energy's Alaska Energy Pioneer newsletter that spotlights pioneers of Alaska’s new energy frontier. This issue features Karen Johnson, program manager at the Denali Commission.Read The Full Story
- Winning the Future: Tonto Apache Tribe Uses DOE Funding to Gain Momentum on Solar Energy Development
January 19, 2016 11:18 AM
The Tonto Apache Tribe in Payson, Arizona, undertook a decades-long reservation infrastructure development effort that is still ongoing. In 2004, the small tribe was still actively looking for ways to fulfill its long-term vision, which is focused on sustainability and residential growth.Read The Full Story
February 9, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs is proposing a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget of nearly $23 million, or an increase of $7 million from the FY 2016 budget of $16 million.
January 28, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy is offering a community-scale tribal renewable energy workshop Feb. 9–11 at the Agua Caliente Resort and Casino in Rancho Mirage, California.
January 14, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with the Western Area Power Administration, is continuing its sponsorship of DOE’s monthly tribal webinar series in 2016.
January 14, 2016
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) is preparing to break ground on its first utility-scale solar plant, a 27.5-megawatt (MW) project on 300 acres in a Navajo community south of Monument Valley, Arizona.
January 11, 2016
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe has achieved a major milestone toward developing a roughly 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) system that will generate energy equivalent to a 15% offset of the total energy usage at about 10 tribally owned buildings on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in Ignacio, Colorado.