- Announcing 7 Communities That Will Lead the Climate Fight in Alaska
October 21, 2016 4:44 PM
Remote Alaska Communities Energy Efficiency Competition helps communities implement energy solutions that can be replicated throughout rural Alaska and potentially other Arctic regions.Read The Full Story
- Fond du Lac Band Poised to Double 2020 Clean Energy Goal
September 27, 2016 4:46 PM
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians (the Band) held a ceremony celebrating the completion of a 1-megawatt (MW) solar project on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in Cloquet, Minnesota, on Aug. 23, 2016.Read The Full Story
- Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project
August 22, 2016 11:31 AM
Construction on the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s 1.3-megawatt ground-mounted solar array in Ignacio, Colorado, will begin in early September, according to Namaste Solar, an employee-owned cooperative that will design, develop, and construct the solar array.Read The Full Story
October 20, 2016Oct. 26 Webinar to Explore Available Financing Mechanisms for Tribal Energy and Economic Development
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, is hosting a free webinar entitled "Accessing Capital for Tribal Energy and Economic Development" on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.
September 26, 2016
On Sept. 26, during the White House Tribal Nations Conference, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects on Indian Lands” later this year.
September 26, 2016President Obama Announces New Opportunities to Support Tribes During White House Tribal Nations Conference
On Sept. 26, the White House brought together leaders from federally recognized Indian tribes to Washington, D.C., for the 8th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.
September 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, is hosting a free webinar on "Strategic Partnerships for Clean Energy and Economic Development Project Regulatory Considerations" Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.
September 14, 2016
The 2016 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy report “Solar Energy Prospecting in Remote Alaska: An Economic Analysis of Solar Photovoltaics in the Last Frontier State” was featured in a recent Yale Climate Connections podcast entitled “Solar Even In Alaska: Really? Really!” The story focuses on a key finding highlighted in the report—that it can make economic sense for certain diesel-dependent remote Alaskan villages to make the switch to solar along with other electricity-saving measures.