- Gwitchyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government Counteracts High Energy Costs, Climate Challenges with Building Energy Retrofits
October 7, 2015 6:00 PM
Seeking to reduce its reliance on imported diesel fuel and to lower operating costs, increase quality of life, and serve as a model of self-sufficiency for local youth and surrounding communities, Gwitchyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribe applied for and was awarded a $125,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Tribal Energy Program to supplement the tribe’s investment in a quarter-million-dollar energy efficiency and renewable energy project.Read The Full Story
- Running the Race for Clean Energy
September 16, 2015 2:39 PM
Cities like Boston and Minneapolis have identified ways to reduce their carbon footprint by as much as 80 percent by 2050.Read The Full Story
- Montana Tribes Realize Long-Held Vision of Acquiring Kerr Dam: Interview with Energy Keepers Inc. CEO Brian Lipscomb
September 16, 2015 11:21 AM
A short interview with Brian Lipscomb, president and CEO of Energy Keepers, Inc., a tribal corporation established in the fall of 2012 to manage the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ (CSKT’s) planned acquisition of Kerr Dam.Read The Full Story
September 30, 2015Energy Department Announces Request for Information on the Remote Alaskan Communities Energy Efficiency Competition
The Energy Department announced today a Request for Information (RFI) to help shape the design of a newly proposed initiative - a Remote Alaskan Communities Energy Efficiency Competition.
September 24, 2015Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Announces New Tribal Energy Technical Assistance Initiative to Help Native American Communities
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announces actions to strengthen energy support networks among Native American Tribes and Alaska Natives.
September 17, 2015
On Sept. 16, 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced five grants to help reduce energy costs for tribes in Alaska, Arizona, and South Dakota where the cost of producing electricity is extremely high.
September 11, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy is participating in the Tribal Energy Summit: A Path to Economic Sovereignty in partnership with U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Indian Energy, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED), and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), Sept. 23–25, 2015, in Washington, D.C.
September 3, 2015President Obama Announces New Investments to Combat Climate Change and Assist Remote Alaskan Communities
On Sept. 2 in Kotzebue, Alaska, the President announced a robust package of resources, funding, and other programs to assist with combatting climate change and building climate resilience in remote Alaskan communities.