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May 11, 2016
EIS-0380-SA-03: Supplement Analysis

Proposal to Implement Facility Modifications to Maintain Safe Handling and Storage, and to Conduct Processing Studies of 60 Transuranic Remediated Nitrate Salt Waste Drums at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico

February 25, 2016
Workers lift a waste box from a TruPact II container at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
New Fact Sheet Highlights Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Recovery Progress

CARLSBAD, N.M. – In a new fact sheet, DOE’s Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) chronicles the significant progress in recovery efforts at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in the two years since a truck fire and radiological release at the site.

February 25, 2016
Sunlight reflected from heliostats is shining directly on the particle receiver, which is currently being tested on top of the solar tower at the National Solar Thermal Test Facility.
EERE Success Story—Reaching New Limits with Solar Storage

One of the biggest challenges of large-scale deployment of solar energy is figuring out how to use it after the sun sets. SunShot Initiative awardees continuously work to explore new energy storage solutions and improve old ones. A project funded through the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) SunShot Research and Development program is making remarkable progress with CSP.

January 6, 2016
The Rocky Mountain Youth Corps' Jasmine Ramero found a new career in weatherization with help from the Energy Department.| Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain Youth Corps.
EERE Success Story—How the Weatherization Assistance Program Changed Jasmine’s Life

Jasmine Ramero, a member of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC), functioning on behalf of the Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), is a top performer in her field. In February (2015) she was honored by the National Corps Network as Corpsmember of the Year. Two years ago, Ramero did not know anything about weatherization, but now she is on the path towards making history: becoming the first female weatherization quality control inspector/auditor in the State of New Mexico.

December 1, 2015
Solar Projects on the Rise for New Mexico’s Picuris and Zia Pueblos

The Picuris Pueblo built its first net zero energy building, a solar-powered fire station and renovated gymnasium with the help of DOE Office of Indian Energy's START Program.

August 17, 2015
Community-Scale Project Development and Finance Workshop Agenda and Presentations: New Mexico

Download the agenda and available presentations from guest speakers at the DOE Office of Indian Energy's Community-Scale Tribal Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance workshop held July 27-29, 2015, at the Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

August 13, 2015
RES New Mexico

Hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, Reservation Economic Summit (RES) is a four-day conference featuring training and business development opportunities, a tribal business leaders forum, a tradeshow and business expo featuring hundreds of exhibitors, and more!

July 27, 2015
Tribal Utility Formation Forum

Presentations from the Tribal Leader Forum on tribal utility formation in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

June 17, 2015
Solar electric array on an off-grid Najavo home.
NPR Sheds Light on Tribal Energy Challenges and Clean, Affordable Solutions

NPR interviewed Sandra-Begay Campbell, a Navajo tribal member who manages the Tribal Energy Program at DOE’s Sandia National Laboratories, about the technical and financial barriers associated with running transmission lines to remote, sparsely populated areas of Indian reservations.

May 28, 2015
EM Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney, right, with Santa Clara Gov. J. Michael Chavarria at the Puye Cliffs.
EM Officials Visit Four New Mexico Pueblos, Meet with Tribal Leadership

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – EM officials recently traveled to four pueblos in New Mexico to visit with Tribal leaders, demonstrating DOE’s commitment to maintaining its government-to-government relations with the Tribes.