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Applications for Tribal First Steps Funding Opportunity Due October 20

Date: 9/28/2016

The Energy Department's Office of Indian Energy 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. Under this funding opportunity announcementPDF, 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.

Applications are due October 20, 2016. The Office of Indian Energy hosted an informational webinar on eligibility, application, and cost share requirements; the selection process; and more on September 6. View the slides and video.

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