Impact of Office of Indian Energy Investments in Tribal Energy Projects, 2010–2020

  • More than 190 funded tribal energy projects
  • Over $100 million in DOE investments
  • More than $180 million in total project value
  • Over 40 megawatts of new generation installed on tribal lands
  • Collective more than $275 million saved over the life of the systems

Success Stories

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska Steps Up Its Solar Strategy
Solar savings seed successive projects on path to prosperity.
June 8, 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.
May 10, 2021
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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.
December 10, 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.
July 20, 2020
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