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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting a Tribal Leader Forum and Community-Scale Renewable Energy Workshop at Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 27-29, 2015.
In 2013, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) successfully completed the development of a high-temperature drilling technology able to withstand the harsh conditions present in geothermal reservoirs. SNL developed and tested a high-temperature downhole motor that includes an indexing tool for use with commercially available percussive hammers. Conventional pneumatic down-the-hole-hammer drilling systems—widely used in the mining and oil and gas sectors—perform well in hard rock environments and are capable of removing a volume of rock with low energy input.
The 11th in a series of planned U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy-sponsored strategic energy development forums, this Tribal Leader Forum will focus on the tribal utility as a structure for long-term economic growth and meeting the needs of tribal communities.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting the 11th in a series of planned strategic energy development forums for tribal leaders and interested staff on “Tribal Energy and Economic Development: Tribal Utility Formation.”
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, with support from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), is offering a series of interactive workshops that will walk participants through the process for developing community -scale renewable energy projects on tribal lands.
CARLSBAD, N.M. – A program led by EM’s Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) that coordinates analytical capabilities throughout DOE for response to potential national radiological incidents participated in a multi-agency exercise that simulated emergency response scenarios in Denver and Chicago.