In October, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) partnered with GRID Alternatives to provide a valuable training experience to the technical staffs of five Indian tribes from around the country.
Hau, Mitakuyapi – Hello! My name is Kimberlynn Cameron. I grew up in Wakpala, South Dakota, on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, and I am an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T), where currently I am a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering.
In May 2015 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy announced its selection of five Alaska Native villages to receive technical assistance to accelerate clean energy projects and initiatives through the Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program.
In response to growing demand for credible, unbiased information about developing small hydropower projects in Alaska, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy hosted the first-ever DOE Tribal Hydropower Forum in Anchorage on Sept. 21, 2016.
In this installment, we caught up with Eric Hanssen, Program Manager of the Alaska Native Health Consortium (ANTHC’s) Rural Energy Initiative for an interview highlighting the entire ANTHC team as a champion of clean, affordable, and sustainable energy development in Alaska. The ANTHC Rural Energy Initiative Program team includes Gavin Dixon, Eric Hanssen, Kevin Ulrich,
Sharnel Vale, Tashina Duttle, and Bailey Gambell.
The Energy Department is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Weatherization Assistance Program, which has retrofitted more than 7 million homes across the U.S. and has led the nation in advancing technology, research, and applied scientific practices to make homes energy efficient.
I’m driven by a critical mission: to maximize the development and deployment of energy solutions for the benefit of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Our blueprint for fulfilling this mission has three programmatic pillars: Deployment, Innovation, and Policy. They’re equally important, but in this blog post I’m going to focus on the Deployment Program.
Environmental Engineering Intern Rachael Boothe from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on hand during the Ute Mountain Ute Youth Energy Workshop held on July 6 at the Ute Mountain Recreation Center.
Some people may find it hard to get excited about a brochure. But an informative outreach piece can be a very powerful tool. That's why I'm excited to announce the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy’s program overview brochure recently received a prestigious Award for Publication Excellence, also known as an APEX Award.