Over the years, Alaska has dedicated the Energy Department’s (DOE’s) State Energy Program (SEP) resources to support a number of energy efficiency projects, such as developing and piloting an open source energy management/reporting system, continue to follow up on and market the Commercial Building Energy Audit program, and providing energy efficiency planning, technical assistance, and public education.
In this installment, we caught up with Eric Hanssen, Program Manager of the Alaska Native Health Consortium (ANTHC’s) Rural Energy Initiative for an interview highlighting the entire ANTHC team as a champion of clean, affordable, and sustainable energy development in Alaska. The ANTHC Rural Energy Initiative Program team includes Gavin Dixon, Eric Hanssen, Kevin Ulrich,
Sharnel Vale, Tashina Duttle, and Bailey Gambell.
The Alaska Region Training and Technical Assistance Center is hosting a project planning and development training to engage hands-on in creating a community-based project suitable for any funding source. The training provides basic foundation to build a solid strategic approach, work plan, and budget for any community based project.
The U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Tribal Providers Conference is Anchorage's largest conference of the year bringing together over 1,500 tribal government, key leaders, village communities, and government representatives.
In response to growing demand for credible, unbiased information about the opportunities for leveraging this abundant renewable energy technology in Alaska, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy is hosting a Tribal Hydropower Forum in Anchorage on Sept. 21, 2016.