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March 29, 2016
Touring First Solar's 250-megawatt Moapa Southern Paiute Solar Project located on the Moapa River Reservation. From left to right: Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene, Office of Indian Energy Senior Policy Advisor Doug MacCourt, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Engineer Sherry Stout, Moapa Band of Paiutes Vice Chairman Greg Anderson, and Office of Indian Energy 48 Contiguous States Program Manager Sarai Geary. Photo from Sam Scucci, First Solar
Solar Project Provides Jobs and Training for Moapa Band of Paiute Indians

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy hosted a two-day energy track and booth at the National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) in Las Vegas. After a busy few days at the conference, I had the opportunity to join Office of Indian Energy Director Chris Deschene, Senior Policy Advisor Doug MacCourt, and Program Manager Sarai Geary on a visit to a solar project on the Moapa River Reservation.

March 9, 2016
DOE to Host Energy Track at RES 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is offering an energy track at the National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) March 22–23, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The track will feature breakout sessions designed to assist tribal energy leaders and professionals in developing strategic energy solutions and making informed decisions about energy projects.

February 25, 2016
CX-100511 Categorical Exclusion Determination

Discovering Blind Geothermal Systems in the Great Basin Region: An Integrated Geologic and Geophysical Approach for Establishing Geothermal Play Fairways
Award Number: DE-EE0006731
CX(s) Applied: B3.1, B3.2, B3.6
Geothermal Technologies Office
Date: 02/25/2016
Location(s): NV
Office(s): Golden Field Office

February 17, 2016
Examples of a modularized PRISM® hydrogen generators.
EERE Success Story—Not Everything that Happens in Vegas Stays There: Hydrogen Generators Go Commercial

DOE-funded projects from as far back as 15 years ago are now making an impact for gas generation and purification company Air Products, as the fuel cell industry takes off. Starting with a project with Air Products Hydrogen Energy Systems group, the City of Las Vegas constructed and now operates the world’s first integrated hydrogen energy station: on-site production of hydrogen to both fuel vehicles and produce electricity.  A critical element of this station was the hydrogen generator developed by Air Products, with hydrogen is produced using steam methane reforming.

December 11, 2015
RES Energy Track

​The Office of Indian Energy is hosting an Energy Track featuring breakout sessions on a variety of topics, including workforce development, energy technology, and capacity building, to help tribal energy leaders and professionals make informed decisions about energy projects.

November 12, 2015
CX-100399 Categorical Exclusion Determination

Quantifying EGS Reservoir Complexity with an Integrated Geophysical Approach and Improved Resolution Ambient Seismic Noise Interferometry
Award Number: DE- EE-0006767
CX(s) Applied: B3.1
Geothermal Technologies Office
Date: 11/12/2015
Location(s): Nevada
Office(s): Golden Field Office

March 30, 2015
A field technician downloads data from a groundwater characterization well located on Pahute Mesa in the northwestern portion of the NNSS.
Navarro Kicks Off New Environmental Programs Services Contract at Nevada National Security Site

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) this month kicked off a new environmental programs services contract with Navarro Research and Engineering.

December 12, 2014
EA-1982: Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment

Parker-Davis Transmission System Routine Operation and Maintenance Project and Proposed Integrated Vegetation Management Program

December 5, 2014
EA-1849-S1: Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment

Phase II Facility - Ormat Tuscarora Geothermal Power Plant in Tuscarora, Nevada

November 4, 2014
December 11-12, 2014 - Technical Exchange Meeting - Las Vegas, Nevada

Technical Exchange Meeting, December 11-12, 2014 with optional tour of the Nevada National Security Site on December 10, 2014, Las Vegas