June 8, 2021

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Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska Steps Up Its Solar Strategy

Solar savings seed successive projects on path to prosperity.

May 10, 2021

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New Microgrid Is a Symbol of Resilience for Bad River Band

Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians complete the Ishkonige Nawadide Solar Microgrid Project.

December 10, 2020

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Free-Flowing River Revs Up Resilience of Alaska Native Village

The Native Village of Igiugig proves RivGen Hydrokinetic Power System can produce power, survive winter, and coexist with salmon.

July 20, 2020

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Ute Mountain Ute Tribe's Perseverance Pays as Solar Takes Off

DOE awards funding for second solar project after 1-megawatt system goes live.

March 31, 2020

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Old Ways Fuel Future Vision, Local Economy for Alaska Native Village

Huslia’s wood biomass system saves money, creates jobs, and keeps energy dollars in the community.

March 20, 2020

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Tribe Sees Big Payout, Bright Future in Solar Energy

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ 700-kilowatt solar system cuts costs, generates energy and optimism.

June 19, 2019

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DOE-Funded Solar Project Helps Spokane Tribe Reduce Homeowners’ Monthly Energy Cost from $240 to Less Than $9

When completed this summer, the Initiative will add 650 kilowatts of solar capacity to tribal buildings and save about $2.8 million over 30 years.

February 6, 2019

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Can Solar Work in Alaska? Hughes Village Says Yes.

The Native Village of Hughes just installed the bones of a 120-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system that will cut diesel use and costs.

August 27, 2018

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The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Trap the Sun to Offset Energy Costs

The Tribe turned a strip of its land in Oregon into nearly $12,000 in annual energy cost savings.

June 8, 2018

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Pala Band of Mission Indians Sees Savings from Solar-Powered Fire Station, Looks Ahead to Continued Energy Development

The Tribe has turned to renewable energy as a means of lowering energy costs and gaining independence from the grid.