- Q&A with Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene
July 9, 2015 2:58 PM
We interviewed new Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene about his life, goals and years of experience working on tribal energy development.Read The Full Story
Alaska Native Village to Become a Model for Sustainable Northern Communities
June 30, 2015 5:47 PM
In the tiny Native village of Oscarville, Alaska, state and federal agencies are joining forces to tackle tough challenges that are endemic to rural Alaska: high energy costs, unemployment, the changing climate, deteriorating and inefficient housing, and lack of infrastructure, to name just a few.Read The Full Story
- Oglala Lakota College gets Hands-On Training for Off-Grid Solar
June 30, 2015 4:58 PMSeveral students at Oglala Lakota College in South Dakota are turning their solar lessons into clean electricity. Read The Full Story
July 28, 2015
July 15, 2015
On July 9, the White House hosted the inaugural Tribal Youth Gathering in collaboration with United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) and the Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Health and Human Services (HHS).
July 15, 2015Energy Department to Host Tribal Leader Forum and Tribal Renewable Energy Development Workshop in New Mexico
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting two back-to-back events July 27–29, 2015, at the Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico: a Tribal Leader Forum on forming tribal utilities and an interactive workshop on developing community-scale renewable energy projects on tribal lands.
July 9, 2015Energy Department Selects Five Native American Communities to Receive Technical Assistance for Tribal Renewable Energy Project Development
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that five Native American Tribes will receive on-the-ground technical support from DOE’s Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program.
July 9, 2015Interior Department Announces $11.8 Million to Support Tribal Climate Change Adaptation and Planning Projects
As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has awarded $11.8 million in Tribal Climate Resilience Program funding awards.