DOE Makes Up to $3 Million Available to Fund First Steps Toward Developing Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency on Tribal Lands
In support of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal Nations and advancing tribal energy development, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy today announced the availability of up to $3 million to initiate the first steps toward developing and sustaining renewable energy and energy efficiency on tribal lands.
Through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the Office of Indian Energy will continue its efforts to maximize the development and deployment of energy solutions for the benefit of American Indians and Alaska Natives and help build the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to implement those energy solutions.
Specifically, under this announcement, the Office of Indian Energy is soliciting applications from Indian tribes, including Alaska Native villages, Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporations, and Tribal Energy Resource Development Organizations, under the following Topic Areas:
Conduct energy options analyses
Establish baseline energy use and efficiency options
Develop energy organizations
Conduct climate resiliency planning
Establish policy, regulations, and codes to reduce energy use or promote energy development
Obtain skills and training related to energy use and development.