Nebraska-Tribe-Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska proposes to 1) employ and train one full-time employee to oversee the energy efficiency and conservation plan development, establish the Ponca Energy Office, and implement activities proposes in the energy efficiency and conservation plan; 2) maintain an Energy Team that will provide advice and guidance to the energy planner and develop programming to educate the community about energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy; the planner will research renewable energy by attending training and pursuing funding to obtain renewable energy; 3) create a recycling plan at each of the five tribal service facilities including developing an education program to educate the community about energy efficiency and conservation; and 4) conduct energy efficiency building retrofits including: insulate the Ponca Tribal Headquarters Building; insulate, upgrade the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, replace windows, and install a power quality system in the Ponca Tribal Administration Building on Syracuse Avenue; install a solar heat panel in the Ponca Tribal House; and insulate the building and replace the windows in the Ponca Administration Building on E St Lincoln Street.