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.
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.
Department of Energy's Office of Indian Energy is collaborating with the University of Alaska Fairbanks ACEP (Alaska Center for Energy and Power) to support in-depth technical and economic analysis of wind-diesel energy systems in rural Alaska. The resulting report will evaluate the costs and benefits of installing hybrid power systems in Alaska Native villages to alleviate high energy costs by reducing dependence on imported fossil fuels.
As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help Tribal communities across the country build a sustainable energy future, the Energy Department announced the second round of the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team Program.