Workshop attendees at a workshop.
Workshop attendees at the Community-Scale Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance Workshop at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Photo by John De La Rosa, NREL.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy supports tribal efforts to build internal capacity to understand and navigate energy projects by providing regional workshops, webinars, a comprehensive online training curriculum, and an energy resource library. 

Tribal Nations and Native Communities Resource Guide
This Department of Energy guide provides resources for Tribal Nations to access and deploy clean energy funding opportunities.

Online Curriculum
Access online renewable energy curriculum including foundational courses on energy resources and technology and leadership and professional courses on project development and financing.

Resource Library
Find topically relevant resources focused on energy topics that help promote tribal energy development, efficiency, and use, as well as, additional resources including links to tribal and federal organizations, education and training opportunities, and tribal directories.

Tribal Energy Atlas
Explore an interactive, geospatial application that enables tribes to conduct their own analyses of installed energy projects and resource potential on tribal lands.

See information and register for upcoming Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinars and view presentations from previous webinars.

Find information and register for upcoming tribal energy project development workshops and download presentations from past workshops.

Listening Sessions
Access information and resources related to tribal energy listening sessions.

Learn about the college student internship program for current full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are familiar with Native American culture and tribal issues.

Additional Resources
See additional education and training opportunities, plus more helpful information for Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.