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Indian Energy News Archive

July 24, 2013
July 31 Webinar to Provide Guidance on Transmission Feasibility and System Impact Studies

Join the next free tribal renewable energy series webinar and learn about analyzing and assessing the impacts, costs, and benefits of transmission line upgrades and additions.

June 19, 2013
June 26 Webinar to Explore Renewable Energy Project Leasing on Tribal Lands

Get an overview of leasing regulations and find out how the Hearth Act of 2012 can streamline approval of tribal leases on Indian land.

June 14, 2013
Engaging stakeholders and identifying priorities is critical to developing a strong energy vision. Here, the START workshop held at the Passamaquoddy Tribes of Indian Township and Pleasant Point in Maine helped open the lines of communication between two reservations that exist under a single Tribe. Photo from Paul Dearhouse of Dearhouse Consulting Group, NREL 24503
Tribal Strategic Energy Planning Provides a Step in the Right Direction

The DOE Office of Indian Energy has developed a nine-step strategic energy planning process that gives Tribes a road map to success.

June 7, 2013
This map from a newly published DOE Office of Indian Energy white paper shows transmission lines highlighted in red, military bases in green, and tribal lands in purple. Of the Tribes identified in the paper as being in close proximity to military bases, 54% are located in the West, 18% in the Pacific Northwest, and 12% in New England and New York.
New Renewable Energy Development Resources for Tribes

The DOE Office of Indian Energy has released a comprehensive new training curriculum and five new publications that offer in-depth guidance on tribal renewable energy development opportunities as well as project planning and financing.

May 24, 2013
May 29 Tribal Renewable Energy Webinar to Highlight Regional Transmission Planning Efforts

Learn about regional energy transmission planning efforts in our next free webinar on May 29.

May 20, 2013
Energy Department Announces New Technical Assistance for Tribal Clean Energy Projects

The Energy Department announced that five Tribes will receive technical assistance through the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program for renewable energy project development and installation.

April 29, 2013
Alaska Native Communities Receive Technical Assistance for Local Clean Energy Development

The Energy Department and the Denali Commission announced that five Alaska Native communities will receive technical expertise through the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) program

April 24, 2013
DOE Office of Indian Energy Announces New Indian Country Energy and Infrastructure Working Group Members

The Indian Country Energy and Infrastructure Working Group is pleased to welcome seven newly appointed members.

April 18, 2013
April 24 Webinar to Explore How Power Marketing Administrations Work with Tribes

Learn about how power marketing administrations operate and how to work with them in our next free webinar on April 24.

March 19, 2013
Tribal Energy Webinar Focuses on Electric Grid

Learn about the electric grid in our next free webinar on March 27.