DOE is seeking input from federally recognized Alaska Native Tribes and Alaska Native corporations on a 10-year implementation plan as part of the National Strategy for the Arctic Region, as well as other DOE-related activities in the region. DOE, in conjunction with several other federal agencies, will host seven consultation sessions between October and December 2014.
Based on strong interest and several requests from tribal entities across the Bering Straits region, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy and the Tribal Energy Program hosted a Community- and Facility-Scale Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance workshop in Nome, Alaska, Aug. 21-22. This was the second regional workshop DOE conducted this year in Alaska, and the first time newly developed Alaska-specific renewable energy educational curriculum was presented.
Energy Efficiency Measures plus Wind Energy for the Sishmaref Clinic and Tannery CX(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 Date: 09/03/2014 Location(s): Alaska Offices(s): Golden Field Office Technology Office: Wind Program Award Number: DE-EEE0006483
Energy Efficiency Upgrade to Yakutat Community Health Center Building CX(s) Applied: B5.1, B5.14, Date: 08/15/2014 Location(s): Alaska Offices(s): Golden Field Office Technology Office: Tribal Energy Program Award Number: DE-EE0006484
Presented by the DOE Office of Indian Energy and Tribal Energy Program, with support from DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, this interactive workshop will walk participants through five steps to help Alaska Native villages and Alaska Native corporations understand the process for and potential pitfalls of developing community- and facility-scale renewable energy projects.