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February 12, 2015
Indian Energy News Archive
Tribal Leader Forum on Climate Preparedness and Resiliency to be Held on March 4; RSVP by Feb. 27
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting the 10th in a series of planned strategic energy development forums for trib...
February 5, 2015
Indian Energy News Archive
DOE to Host Three Alaska Native Village Renewable Energy Project Development Workshops in March
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is offering a series of regional interactive workshops designed to provide Alaska Nativ...
January 14, 2015
Applications for Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team Program Are Due Feb. 6
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is currently accepting applications for the third round of the Alaska Strategic Technic...
December 29, 2014
DOE’s 2015 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar Series to Kick Off Jan. 28

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, will...

December 4, 2014
Two Tribes Recognized as Climate Action Champions During White House Tribal Nations Conference

Two Tribes are among the winners of the Climate Action Champions competition, the White House announced on Wednesday, December 3, at the White...

December 3, 2014
Energy Department Expands Support of Alaska Native Clean Energy

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help tribal communities across the country enhance their energy security, build a sustainable...

December 3, 2014
New Online Tool Creates One-Stop Shop for Federal Program Opportunities That Support Tribal Energy Development

The White House Council on Native American Affairs Energy Subgroup launched a new online tool that provides a centralized repository of federal...

October 21, 2014
Oct. 29 Webinar to Spotlight DOE Energy Programs for Tribes and First Tribally Owned Hydroelectric Facility
Attend the final webinar in the 2014 Tribal Renewable Energy Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to learn more about how all the pieces of the tribal en...
October 20, 2014
Building Bridges: Federal Agencies Join Forces to Promote Sustainable, Resilient Tribal Communities
Chaired by Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, the Council includes representatives from more than 30 federal departments and agencies.
October 7, 2014
DOE Announces Consultation Sessions with Alaska Native Tribes and Corporations
The U.S. Department of Energy will host seven tribal consultation sessions and seven stakeholder outreach meetings with Alaska Native federally rec...
October 2, 2014
Obama Administration Announces Competition to Showcase, Support Local and Tribal Climate Action; Applications Due Oct. 27

On October 1, 2014, the Obama Administration announced a new Climate Action Champions competition that will identify, showcase, and invest in up to...

September 22, 2014
Sept. 24 Webinar to Introduce Two Options for Financing Tribal Energy Projects
Attend the Tribal Renewable Energy Series Webinar on Wednesday, Sept. 24, and learn about two innovative financing mechanisms that can help move tr...
August 20, 2014
Aug. 27 Webinar Will Focus on Financing Facility- and Community-Scale Tribal Renewable Energy Projects
The Aug. 27 Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar will explore various forms of financing for smaller facility- and community-scale renewable ener...
July 31, 2014
Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar on Project Implementation and Operations & Maintenance on Aug. 8
The Energy Department's Office of Indian Energy, Tribal Energy Program, and Western Area Power Administration will present the next Tribal Renewabl...
July 17, 2014
Energy Department Announces Up to $7 Million to Expand Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Tribal Lands

The Energy Department today announced up to $7 million to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency projects in tribal communities, reducing...

July 16, 2014
Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Announces Tribal Climate Resilience Program

On July 16, at the fourth and final meeting of the White House State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience,...

June 18, 2014
June 25 Webinar to Explore Net Metering

Register for the Net Metering webinar, which will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time.

June 17, 2014
DOE Regional Tribal Energy Project Development and Finance Workshops to be Held this Summer
The DOE Office of Indian Energy and Tribal Energy Program are hosting a series of interactive workshops this summer for tribal leaders and staff fo...
May 30, 2014
DOE Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity for Tribal Clean Energy Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tribal Energy Program is pleased to announce its intent...

May 28, 2014
Forest County Potawatomi Recognized for Renewable Energy Achievements
With DOE funding and technical assistance, the Tribe has completed numerous renewable energy projects to help meet its sustainability goals.
May 19, 2014
May 28 Webinar to Focus on Tribal Energy Project Refinement

Register for the Tribal Renewable Energy Project Refinement webinar, which will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....

May 8, 2014
Secretary Jewell Announces Approval of Second Utility-Scale Solar Energy Project on American Indian Trust Land
As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to build strong and prosperous tribal communities and the Climate Action Plan to cut carbon polluti...
April 17, 2014
April 23 Webinar to Examine First Two Steps of Tribal Energy Project Development Process

Attend this webinar for an in-depth look at the first two steps of the energy project development framework developed by the DOE Office of Indian...

March 26, 2014
New Webinar Series to Address Climate Change Impacts in Indian Country
On Thursday, April 3, the White House and eight federal agencies will launch a four-part webinar series focused on evaluating, assessing, and mitig...
March 26, 2014
April 2 Webinar to Introduce Five-Step Tribal Energy Project Development Process

Attend this webinar to learn about the five key steps to successful tribal energy project development.