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Indian Energy Champion: Jack Hébert
December 11, 2020
Over the past few decades, the paradigm has shifted for building science in cold climates, thanks in no small part to Hébert's commitment.
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Free-Flowing River Revs Up Resilience of Alaska Native Village
December 10, 2020
The Native Village of Igiugig proves RivGen Hydrokinetic Power System can produce power, survive winter, and coexist with salmon.
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Tune In To the First-Ever Virtual Indian Energy Program Review December 14–17
November 20, 2020
The annual event aims to bring together Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages to celebrate tribal energy successes and share information.
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Energy Department Releases Formalized Process for Determinations of Cost Share Reduction Requests for Office of Indian Energy Awards
October 30, 2020
DOE's Office of Indian Energy announced a formalized process for Indian tribes to request cost share reductions under the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
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Build Tight, Ventilate Right
October 27, 2020
Cold Climate Housing Research Center Founder shares his knowledge on energy-efficient building design for cold climates.
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Meet Our Team: Tweedie Doe Helps Tribal Grant Recipients Navigate the Process
July 22, 2020
Project officer brings wealth of expertise to administering tribal energy grants.
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Ute Mountain Ute Tribe’s Perseverance Pays as Solar Takes Off
July 20, 2020
DOE awards funding for second solar project after 1-megawatt system goes live.
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Meet Our Team: Givey Kochanowski Champions Alaska Native Energy Development
July 17, 2020
Alaska Program Manager sees growth in tribal energy capacity as key to impact.
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Meet Our Team: Lizana Pierce Devotes Decades to Supporting Tribal Energy Development
July 7, 2020
Deployment Supervisor and Senior Engineer reflects on more than 20 years assisting tribes in developing their energy resources.
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Energy Department to Invest More Than $5 Million in Tribal Energy Infrastructure Deployment Projects
May 5, 2020
This funding will help Native American and Alaska Native communities harness their vast undeveloped energy resources to reduce energy costs.
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