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December 12, 2018
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DOE Announces Intent to Issue New Funding Opportunity for Tribal Energy Infrastructure Development
The funding opportunity announcement entitled “Energy Infrastructure Development on Indian Lands - 2019” will be issued early next year.
November 13, 2018
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Explore Tribal Energy Projects and Progress at the 2018 Program Review
The annual event aims to bring together Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages to celebrate tribal energy successes, network, and share information.
November 9, 2018
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November 28 Webinar to Highlight Tribal Microgrid Case Studies
This webinar will provide an overview of microgrid systems and technologies and how they can be used in tribal communities for emergency situations.
October 24, 2018
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October 31 Webinar on Distributed Energy Technology Trends and Costs
This webinar will provide tribes with a broad update on recent technological and cost trends for distributed energy.
September 12, 2018
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September 26 Webinar on Facility- and Community-Scale Project Development
This webinar will outline options for financing and addressing other challenges related to facility- and community-scale project development.
August 15, 2018
Largest Native American PV installation in the United States; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Department of Energy to Fund 15 Tribal Energy Infrastructure Deployment Projects
Projects will help Native American and Alaska Native communities harness their vast undeveloped energy resources to reduce or stabilize energy costs.
August 9, 2018
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August 29 Webinar on Utility-Scale Energy Development for Tribes
Attendees will hear about common challenges faced by tribes for utility-scale energy development, and ideas for how to approach these challenges.
July 17, 2018
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Department of Energy Issues $2 Billion Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program Solicitation
Solicitation provides as much as $2bn in partial loan guarantees to support economic opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native communities.
July 11, 2018
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July 25 Webinar on Request For Proposal Strategies for Tribal Community Energy Projects
The Office of Indian Energy is hosting a free webinar Wednesday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time.
July 10, 2018
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Office of Indian Energy Recognized for Efforts to Promote Small Businesses
The Office of Indian Energy received the Federal Small Business Achievement of the Year award.
June 14, 2018
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June 27 Webinar on Evaluating Tribal Utility Authority Opportunities
Attendees will learn about the benefits and challenges of forming a tribal utility authority.
May 18, 2018
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May 30 Webinar on Understanding the Power Grid and Organized Markets
Attendees will learn about ongoing changes with the Southwest Power Pool and California Independent System Operator.
April 16, 2018
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April 25 Webinar to Share Best Practices in Tribal Energy Business Models
DOE, in partnership with the Western Area Power Administration, is hosting a free webinar Wednesday, April 25, 2018, on tribal business models.
March 15, 2018
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March 28 Webinar to Highlight Energy Opportunities in Tribal Housing
DOE and WAPA are hosting a free webinar titled “Energy Opportunities in Tribal Housing” on Wednesday, March 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time.
February 16, 2018
Department of Energy Makes Up To $11.5 Million Available for Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands
Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for $11.5 million for energy infrastructure on tribal lands.
February 12, 2018
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February 28 Webinar to Assist Tribes in Developing Community Energy Plans
The Office of Indian Energy is hosting a free webinar Wednesday, February 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time.
January 24, 2018
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DOE Office of Indian Energy to Host Three Regional Alaska Energy Workshops in 2018
In February and May, the Office of Indian Energy will host a series of regional energy workshops in Alaska.
January 17, 2018
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“Life-Changing” Internship Leads to a Rewarding Career in Indian Energy
Former intern and current DOE contractor Dr. Tommy Jones shares how his experiences as an intern have led to a blossoming career in tribal energy.
January 17, 2018
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DOE’s 2018 Tribal Energy Webinar Series Begins January 31
The 2018 webinar series kicks off with "Office of Indian Energy: Advancing Future Leaders through STEM" on January 31 at 11 a.m. Mountain Time.
December 6, 2017
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December 13 Webinar on Interactive Tools for Tribal Energy Assessment
A free webinar called “Economic Market Potential on Tribal Lands and Interactive Tools for Assessments" will take place Wednesday, December 13.
November 17, 2017
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November 29 Webinar on Relationships Between Tribes and Utilities
A free webinar called “Essential Tribal and Utility Relationships" will take place Wednesday, November 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time.
November 13, 2017
DOE Announces Intent to Issue New Funding Opportunity for Tribal Energy Infrastructure Development
The Office of Indian Energy announced a Notice of Intent to issue a FOA entitled “Energy Infrastructure Development on Indian Lands" later this year.
October 13, 2017
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October 25 Webinar on Opportunities for Tribes to Work Together on Energy Projects
A free webinar called “Opportunities for Tribes to Work Together" will take place Wednesday, October 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time.
October 11, 2017
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Learn About Innovative Tribal Energy Projects at the 2017 Program Review
The Office of Indian Energy is hosting its Program Review Nov. 13–17 in Denver, with updates on DOE-funded tribal energy projects across the nation.
September 19, 2017
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September 27 Webinar to Focus on Fundamentals of Organized Energy Markets for Tribes
A free webinar called “Fundamentals of Organized Energy Markets for Tribes" will take place Wednesday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MT.