- Blue Lake Rancheria—Forging a Path toward Climate Resiliency
January 22, 2015 4:14 PM
The Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe is one of 16 communities selected as Climate Action Champions by the Obama Administration in December for exceptional work in response to climate change.Read The Full Story
Tribal Leaders Provide White House with Input on Bolstering Climate Resilience
January 7, 2015 10:29 AM
Tribes and Alaska Native Villages feel the brunt of a changing climate in direct and significant ways that undermine their cultures, economies, and the overall general welfare of their citizens. Unfortunately, they are too frequently left out of federal and state climate preparedness and resilience efforts, both in terms of planning and disaster response. And they generally lack sufficient governmental capacity and financial resources to prepare for and respond to major climate-related events on their own.Read The Full Story
- Secretary Moniz Reaffirms Energy Department’s Commitment to Tribal Partnerships
December 16, 2014 5:03 PM
Secretary Moniz traveled to Arizona last week for a summit with tribal leaders, part of our work to build upon President Obama’s commitment to strengthen the government-to-government relationship with tribal nations.Read The Full Story
January 14, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is currently accepting applications for the third round of the Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program.
December 29, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, will continue its sponsorship of the Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar Series in 2015.
December 4, 2014
Two Tribes are among the winners of the Climate Action Champions competition, the White House announced on Wednesday, December 3, at the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.
December 3, 2014
As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help tribal communities across the country enhance their energy security, build a sustainable energy future, and combat climate change, the Department of Energy today announced the third round of the Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program, a competitive technical assistance program that assists Alaska Native corporations and federally recognized Alaska Native governments with accelerating clean energy projects
December 3, 2014New Online Tool Creates One-Stop Shop for Federal Program Opportunities That Support Tribal Energy Development
The White House Council on Native American Affairs Energy Subgroup launched a new online tool that provides a centralized repository of federal funding and technical assistance programs that can support energy project development for Tribes and Alaska Native villages and corporations.