- San Carlos Apache Tribe Set to Break Ground on New Solar Project
March 13, 2014 1:05 PM
This spring, the San Carlos Apache Tribe plans to break ground on a new tribally financed and owned 1.1-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) array that will power tribal enterprises, reduce energy use, and curb greenhouse gas emissions.Read The Full Story
- Winning the Future: Chaninik Wind Group Pursues Innovative Solutions to Native Alaska Energy Challenges
March 13, 2014 12:42 PM
Between 2010 and 2013, Chaninik Wind Group (CWG) implemented a multi-village wind heat smart grid in the Alaska Native villages of Kongiganak, Kwigillingok, and Tuntutuliak. With partial funding from a DOE Tribal Energy Program grant, CWG installed five 95-kW wind turbines equipped with power electronics in each village to improve grid integration. Each system produces wind capacity in excess of 200% of the peak load and uses an on-site wind-diesel smart grid control system to maximize efficiency.Read The Full Story
- Leading the Charge: Native Leaders Give Tribes a Voice on White House Climate Task Force
March 13, 2014 10:56 AM
As members of the State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, Chairwoman Karen Diver, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (MN), and Mayor Reggie Joule, Northwest Arctic Borough (AK), are tasked with providing President Obama with recommendations on measures that will help tribal communities better prepare for and deal with the effects of climate change.Read The Full Story
March 13, 2014
The DOE Office of Indian Energy and the Tribal Energy Program will present a workshop on Alaska Native village energy project development on April 29–30 in Anchorage, Alaska.
February 28, 2014
State USDA Rural Development Office announces FY14 Rural Business Enterprise Grants; submission deadline is April 10.
February 20, 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.
February 20, 2014
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.
February 11, 2014
Attend this webinar to learn how strategic planning can help bring tribal energy visions into focus and provide a path forward.