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Department of Energy Announces Up To $15 Million for Tribes to Deploy Energy Technology
March 27, 2020
DOE announced up to $15 million in new funding to deploy energy technology on tribal lands.
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Tribe Sees Big Payout, Bright Future in Solar Energy
March 20, 2020
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ 700-kilowatt solar system cuts costs, generates energy and optimism.
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Q&A with Office of Indian Energy Director Kevin R. Frost
March 13, 2020
One year into his tenure as director of the Office of Indian Energy, Kevin R. Frost has been hard at work implementing programs for tribes.
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DOE Announces Intent to Issue New Funding Opportunity for Tribal Energy Infrastructure Development
March 5, 2020
Through this planned FOA, the Office of Indian Energy will continue its efforts to maximize the deployment of energy solutions.
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Indian Energy Champion: Joey Owle
February 19, 2020
Learn more about Owle's role in the 705-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians installed.
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DOE’s 2020 Tribal Energy Webinar Series Kicks Off February 26
January 29, 2020
The monthly webinars will focus on how to accomplish specific tasks related to energy development on tribal lands.
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Indian Energy Champion: Bernadette Cuthair
December 16, 2019
Director of Planning & Development for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe talks about her role in advancing the Tribe’s energy goals.
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DOE Announces $15 Million to Deploy Energy Infrastructure on Tribal Lands
November 13, 2019
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $15 million in new funding to deploy energy infrastructure on tribal lands.
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Indian Energy Champion: Natalie Hanson
October 30, 2019
Executive Director of Nuvista Light and Electric Cooperative talks about her role in creatively addressing Alaska’s energy challenges.
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Attend the 2019 Indian Energy Program Review to Learn About DOE-Funded Projects
October 18, 2019
The Office of Indian Energy is hosting its 2019 Program Review November 18–21 at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel in Lakewood, Colorado.
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