Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs

DOE’s 2017 Tribal Energy Development Webinar Series Kicks Off February 22

February 14, 2017

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with the Western Area Power Administration, is continuing its monthly tribal webinar series in 2017.

The Expanding Tribal Energy Development through Partnerships webinar series is designed to support fiscally responsible energy business and economic development decision making and information sharing with the 567 federally recognized American Indian Tribes, including Alaska Native villages and village and regional corporations.

The 2017 series kicks off with Indian Energy: Looking Back and Moving Forward on February 22, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time. Attendees will learn about the history of Indian energy in the United States, including key players and how energy development on tribal lands has changed over time. Attendees will also hear about the mission of the Office of Indian Energy, including its past successes and future plans, and how the Office adds value to the development and deployment of energy solutions for the benefit of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

This month’s speakers are:

  • Chris Deschene, Director of the Office of Indian Energy
  • Doug MacCourt, Senior Policy Advisor for the Office of Indian Energy
  • Paul Moorehead, Principal at Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville PC

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Register now for this and other 2017 Expanding Tribal Energy Development through Partnerships webinars.