- Southern Ute Indian Tribe to Begin Construction on Solar Project
August 22, 2016 11:31 AM
Construction on the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s 1.3-megawatt ground-mounted solar array in Ignacio, Colorado, will begin in early September, according to Namaste Solar, an employee-owned cooperative that will design, develop, and construct the solar array.Read The Full Story
- Celebrating 40 Years of America’s Weatherization Assistance Program
August 15, 2016 10:10 AM
The Energy Department is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Weatherization Assistance Program, which has retrofitted more than 7 million homes across the U.S. and has led the nation in advancing technology, research, and applied scientific practices to make homes energy efficient.Read The Full Story
- Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians Celebrates Initial Step Toward Achieving Its Tribal Energy Vision
July 27, 2016 2:16 PM
On July 25, the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians (Tribe) celebrated the installation of a 1-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system on its approximately 7,000-acre Reservation in the foothills of the San Jacinto Valley in Southern California.Read The Full Story
September 26, 2016DOE Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Funding for Tribal Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
On Sept. 26, during the White House Tribal Nations Conference, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled “Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects on Indian Lands” later this year.
September 26, 2016President Obama Announces New Opportunities to Support Tribes During White House Tribal Nations Conference
On Sept. 26, the White House brought together leaders from federally recognized Indian tribes to Washington, D.C., for the 8th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.
September 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, is hosting a free webinar on "Strategic Partnerships for Clean Energy and Economic Development Project Regulatory Considerations" Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.
September 14, 2016
The 2016 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy report “Solar Energy Prospecting in Remote Alaska: An Economic Analysis of Solar Photovoltaics in the Last Frontier State” was featured in a recent Yale Climate Connections podcast entitled “Solar Even In Alaska: Really? Really!” The story focuses on a key finding highlighted in the report—that it can make economic sense for certain diesel-dependent remote Alaskan villages to make the switch to solar along with other electricity-saving measures.
August 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, is hosting a free webinar on "Project Regulatory Considerations" Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.