- Buckland Students Explore Ways to Address Rural Alaska Energy Challenges
May 23, 2016 6:03 PM
Last month, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, I had the privilege of taking my students from the Buckland School to the Alaska Rural Energy Conference in Fairbanks. Students presented to conference attendees and watched presentations from national, regional, state, and local energy experts that tied into the clean energy issues they are studying as part of the Alaska Humanities Forum Sister School Exchange program.Read The Full Story
- Tribal Housing Authorities: Advancing Energy Projects Through Informed Collaboration
May 10, 2016 4:00 PM
Tribal housing authorities often play a major role in facilitating energy development projects for the communities they serve. In fact, of the 16 projects selected to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy in March, two are headed up by housing authorities.Read The Full Story
Indian Energy Beat Spring/Summer 2016—Message from the Director
May 10, 2016 4:00 PMDear Friends, Read The Full Story
May 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration, is presenting a webinar titled, “Tribal Business Structures for Financing Projects” on Wednesday, May 25, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. The webinar will highlight the six different business structures that Indian tribes and tribally owned businesses can use to diversify their economic portfolio.
April 28, 2016
The Energy Department will present a webinar titled "Understanding the Energy Policy and Regulatory Environment" on Wednesday, May 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. The webinar, which was originally scheduled for April 27, will highlight how a working knowledge of land use and energy regulations and policies can help streamline the development of energy projects on tribal lands.
April 26, 2016Energy Department Announces Technical Assistance for Self-Sufficiency and Lower Energy Costs for Rural Alaska Communities, and Releases “Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Alaska” Report
The Energy Department has announced 13 recipients of Remote Alaska Communities Energy Efficiency (RACEE) technical assistance, and released its “Sustainable Energy Solutions for Rural Alaska” report.
April 22, 2016
The 2016 AMERIND Risk/Native American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) Annual Convention & Tradeshow on May 8–11, in Oahu, Hawaii, is fast approaching. Through focused breakout sessions and informative exhibits, attendees will explore new and innovative strategies for addressing a variety of challenges related to workplace safety, housing management, human resources, and much more.
April 21, 2016
On April 20, 2016, Menominee Tribal Enterprises (MTE) celebrated the official opening of its biomass combined heat and power (CHP) district energy plant. MTE is the business arm of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, located approximately 45 miles northwest of Green Bay.