The Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program is part of the DOE Office of Indian Energy effort to assist in the development of tribal renewable energy projects. Through START, Tribes in the 48 contiguous states and Alaska can apply for and are selected to receive technical assistance from DOE and National Laboratory experts to move projects closer to implementation.
Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance
The START Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance Program assists Tribes in the 48 contiguous states, as well as an Alaska Native Regional Corporations, with moving community- and commercial-scale projects closer to implementation. Learn more.
Through Alaska START, DOE and the Denali Commission assist rural Alaska Native communities in developing strategic energy plans to help mitigate climate change, conducting energy awareness and training programs, and pursuing new renewable energy and energy efficiency opportunities. Learn more.
- Past START projects
- Projects map
- START Overview fact sheet
- START Program and Capacity Building 2012–2013 Success Highlights brochure
- Fact sheets on the five-step tribal project development and financing process developed by the Office of Indian Energy and used to guide START projects:
- Renewable energy online learning for Tribes.