- Native Students Share Ideas on STEM Education, Get Hands-On Experience
July 2, 2015 2:34 PM
On Tuesday, June 30, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene joined other Native American leaders and federal officials at the Science Museum of Minnesota at an event organized to encourage Native students to pursue studies and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).Read The Full Story
Alaska Native Village to Become a Model for Sustainable Northern Communities
June 30, 2015 5:47 PM
In the tiny Native village of Oscarville, Alaska, state and federal agencies are joining forces to tackle tough challenges that are endemic to rural Alaska: high energy costs, unemployment, the changing climate, deteriorating and inefficient housing, and lack of infrastructure, to name just a few.Read The Full Story
- NPR Sheds Light on Tribal Energy Challenges and Clean, Affordable Solutions
June 17, 2015 5:07 PM
NPR interviewed Sandra-Begay Campbell, a Navajo tribal member who manages the Tribal Energy Program at DOE’s Sandia National Laboratories, about the technical and financial barriers associated with running transmission lines to remote, sparsely populated areas of Indian reservations.Read The Full Story
July 2, 2015USDA Awards Nearly $2 Million for First Phase of Regenerative Community Planned for Pine Ridge Reservation
On June 22, the Oglala Lakota Community on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new sustainable and energy-self-sufficient community conceived and championed by the people who live there.
June 23, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration (Western), will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Regulatory Impacts for Renewable Energy Projects on Indian Lands, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time.
June 1, 2015
Oklahoma tribal energy leaders have an opportunity to explore the tribal energy project development and financing process hands-on at an interactive workshop being hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy June 9–11 at the Riverwind Hotel and Casino in Norman, Oklahoma.
May 28, 2015Energy Department Selects Five Alaska Villages in next round of START Project to Support Clean Energy Development
Program provides Alaska Native Corporations and Alaska Native governments with technical assistance to accelerate tribal clean energy projects and initiatives.
May 21, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration (Western), will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Models and Tools for Evaluating Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects, on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time.