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November 28 Webinar to Highlight Tribal Microgrid Case Studies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), is hosting a free webinar titled “Tribal Microgrid Case Studies” on Wednesday, November 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time. This is the final webinar in the 2018 Tribal Sovereignty and Self-Determination through Community Energy Development webinar series.

As microgrid technology continues to become more affordable, reliable, and advanced, tribes are looking at microgrids as a viable option to provide electric service to their members. This webinar will provide an overview of microgrid systems and technologies and how they can be used in tribal communities for emergency situations, to provide reliability, or to increase independence. Speakers will highlight the benefits and challenges for tribes considering developing, owning, and operating a microgrid. Case studies will share the reasons for and lessons learned by tribes that have successfully developed their own microgrids.

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Register now for this webinar, and view past webinars from the 2018 Tribal Sovereignty and Self-Determination through Community Energy Development webinar series.