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March 21, 2012
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Commitment to American Made Energy

President Obama highlighted his Administration’s focus on a sustained, all-of-the-above approach to developing American energy.

February 16, 2012
Tribal Clean Energy Projects Awarded $6.5 Million from U.S. Energy Department

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal Nations and supporting tribal energy development, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that 19 clean energy projects to receive more than $6.5 million.

December 2, 2011
Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance Opportunity for Tribal Clean Energy Deployment

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched today the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) initiative aimed at advancing clean energy generation in Indian Country and providing federally recognized Native American and Alaska Native governments with technical assistance to accelerate clean energy project deployment. This effort furthers the Administration and Department’s commitment to provide Tribes with the tools and resources they need to foster tribal energy self-sufficiency and sustainability, advancing economic competitiveness and job creation.

November 28, 2011
Energy Department Releases Case Studies and Best Practices to Assist Innovative Energy Efficiency Programs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced new case studies and other online resources available to local governments that are designing, expanding, and enabling residential energy efficiency programs across the country.

November 23, 2011
Wind Powering America Webinar: Wind and Wildlife Interactions

December 21, 2011, 3 p.m. ET

November 18, 2011
Webinar for Tribes: Overview of U.S. Department of Energy Power Marketing Administrations

Wednesday, November 30
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time
Speaker: John Worthington, Western Area Power Administration

April 26, 2011
Department of Energy Releases Details of Tribal Summit

Event will gather American Indian and Alaska Native Leaders, Obama administration officials, senior Department of Energy officials and members of Congress

April 26, 2011
Department of Energy Releases Details of Tribal Summit

Event will gather American Indian and Alaska Native Leaders, Obama administration officials, senior Department of Energy officials and members of Congress

January 19, 2011
Secretary Chu Announces New Efforts to Promote Clean Energy in Tribal Communities

WASHINGTON - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today two new initiatives to promote tribal energy development and continue strengthening the partnership between the Department of Energy and tribal nations. Up to $10 million will be available this year through DOE's Tribal Energy Program to support the evaluation, development and deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on tribal lands that will help save energy and money, expand the use of renewable energy resources, and promote economic development for tribal communities.