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Indian Energy News Archive

February 28, 2014
USDA Grant Program Creates Opportunities for Alaska Natives

State USDA Rural Development Office announces FY14 Rural Business Enterprise Grants; submission deadline is April 10.

February 20, 2014
DOE Office of Indian Energy to Sponsor Energy Forum at RES 2014

The DOE Office of Indian Energy is sponsoring an energy forum during the National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) 2014 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Part of DOE's silver-level sponsorship of RES 2014, the forum will take place on March 17, 2014, from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and will feature the following roundtable sessions:

February 20, 2014
ANA Announces FY14 Funding Opportunities for Tribes

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans (ANA) has announced the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 funding opportunities. Applications are due April 15, 2014.

Competitively selected awards will fund projects focused in the following areas:

February 11, 2014
February Webinar to Focus on Strategic Energy Planning

Attend this webinar to learn how strategic planning can help bring tribal energy visions into focus and provide a path forward.

January 21, 2014
January 29 Webinar to Highlight the Latest Developments in Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy

Attend this webinar to gain insight into how the various technologies are competing in the marketplace and how Tribes can use them separately and in combination to the greatest benefit.

January 9, 2014
Interior Department Solicits Grant Proposals from Tribes

The DOI Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development's request for proposals for projects to promote and build tribal capacity for energy resource development on Indian lands closes February 18, 2014.

November 20, 2013
November 27 Webinar to Feature Broad Array of Tribal Energy Development Resources

Attend this webinar to learn about the broad array of “go-to” resources available through DOE and other federal, state, and local offices to assist Tribes in getting their energy projects online.

November 14, 2013
Energy Department Invests Over $7 Million to Deploy Tribal Clean Energy Projects

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal nations and building stronger, more resilient communities that are better prepared for a changing climate, the Energy Department announced nine tribal clean energy projects to receive more than $7 million.

November 12, 2013
Legal Landscape of Tribal Renewable Energy Development Conference Discount Registration Deadline Extended to Nov. 14

The Office of Indian Energy and the Indian Legal Program at Arizona State University are co-hosting a two-day conference November 21-22 on the legal issues and considerations for developing renewable energy projects in Indian Country.

November 1, 2013
President Issues Executive Order Aimed at Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change; Tribal Leaders to Serve on Task Force

Learn how a new federal task force that includes tribal leaders will assist the Administration in facilitating state, local, and tribal efforts to strengthen their resilience to the impacts of climate change.