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Funding and Project Development Strategies for Energy Improvement

The Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) provided this session for technical assistance providers (TAPs). The webinar is designed to inform EPA grantees of funding mechanisms that can help end users turn energy assessments into projects. This webinar will provide for an increased awareness about the community development approach to energy-related […]

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Sustainability Session Presentation

Sustainability Assessments & Strategies for Business and Government Operations

Sustainability is about making green through going green.  It can also mean increased employee and customer satisfaction, enhanced marketing opportunities, and improved public relations.  This can be done within the context of businesses, governments, and even nonprofits.  Tribes often oversee a wide-variety of operations across all sectors, and as a […]

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Solar Projects Session Presentation

Solar Projects in Indian Country

Solar projects are complicated.  Due to sovereignty, tax liability, jurisdictional, and other considerations, solar projects in Indian Country are particularly challenging.  During this session you will hear about the experiences of the Rincon, San Pasqual, and Santa Ynez Chumash tribes in pursuing, developing, and implementing solar opportunities.  Attendees will learn […]

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Anaerobic Digester

Anaerobic Digesters: Manure and Food Waste to Power!

Presented by: Daryl Williams, Tulalip Tribes Tansey Smith, Forest County Potawatomi Learn about Tulalip Tribe’s innovative and successful Qualco Dairy Anaerobic Digester and Forest County Potawatomi’s 2MW anaerobic digester and biogas generation facility which converts food waste into electricity to power 1,500 homes.

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Teacher Resources and Lesson Plans

Find an array of environmental and science based lesson plans, activities and ideas on the topics of Air, Climate Change, Ecosystems, Energy, Health, Reduce-Reuse-Recycle, and Water.

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TCERC: Tribal Clean Energy Resource Center

TCERC: Tribal Clean Energy Resource Center

TCERC is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary center that combines the intellectual and physical resources of tribes, Northern Arizona University, private industry and national laboratories. Current Energy Focus Areas: Energy Planning Solar and Wind Financing and Business Development Environmental Assessments Waste to Energy Energy Efficiency / Green Construction Students Internships & K-12 […]

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Energy Planning: A Guide for NW Indian Tribes

  • Source: Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (NW SEED)
  • Topic Area(s): Energy: Renewables
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Northwest Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (NW SEED) has published a guidebook, Energy Planning: A Guide for NW Indian Tribes, which was designed as a tool to help Native American Tribes develop a plan to achieve energy independence. The guide contains information and resources to help select and implement projects […]

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Tribal Project Assistance

National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Technical Assistance for Tribes

  • Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Topic Area(s): Energy: Renewables
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NREL provides technical assistance to help tribes build capacity to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy technology projects. We work with tribal communities across the continental United States and Alaska through two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs: the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tribal Energy Program […]

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Indigenous Environmental Network

Indigenous Environmental Network

Established in 1990 within the United States, IEN was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ).

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Wind Monitoring RFP Template

  • Source: Peaks to Prairies Pollution Prevention Information Center
  • Topic Area(s): Energy: Renewables
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One of the first steps in determining the feasibility of generating commercial scale wind energy is determining if sufficient wind resources exist at the proposed locations. Many resources are available to assist tribal staff in assessing feasibility of renewable energy opportunities. This template is a guide to developing a request […]

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