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Nov. 02, 2021

Upcoming News, Events, and Funding Opportunities


November 4: Energy Access and Reliability on Tribal Lands Listening Session


The Energy Act of 2020 included specific requirements for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct research and report back to Congress on energy access and reliability on tribal lands.

To ensure that our report reflects the tribal perspective, the DOE Office of Indian Energy is holding a virtual listening session to gather insights directly from tribal leaders and staff.

Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 4, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mountain Time  (3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time).

Register now.

Learn more on the Listening Session web page.

November 8: Alaska Region Training & Technical Assistance Center: Project Planning and Development Training

The Alaska Region Training and Technical Assistance Center will host its second Project Planning and Development Training on Monday, November 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Alaska Standard Time. This free, hands-on virtual training will focus on the fundamentals of grant writing to create a community-based project suitable for any funding source.

Register now.

November 15–18: 2021 Office of Indian Energy Program Review

DOE’s Office of Indian Energy is hosting its second-ever virtual Program Review November 15–18, 2021. Like in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven this year’s event to be held virtually using a webinar format, so attendees and presenters can remain safe and join remotely.

The annual event aims to bring together Indian tribes and Alaska Native communities to celebrate tribal energy successes and share information through a number of focused presentations.

For additional information, including registration links, draft agenda, and speakers, visit the 2021 Program Review web page.


Energy Saving Hacks to Weather the Winter

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Colder weather is quickly settling in, and the winter months lie ahead. Read about tricks and tips to prepare your home for the colder season and find ways to save money on your energy bills. Read it in our recent blog.

Funding Opportunities

Geothermal Collegiate CompetitionApply by November 18 

Shape the future of geothermal and register for our Geothermal Technologies Office’s 2022 Geothermal Collegiate Competition. Students in this competition can design and propose geothermal heating and cooling systems for deployment in actual communities, driven by real-world needs and challenges.  Students will gain experience working with geothermal uses and benefits, collaborate with community leaders, and compete to earn a cash prize and national recognition.

Learn more and apply.

NOAA Climate Program Office FY2022— Apply by November 18

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Program Office is soliciting applications for eight individual competitive research programs through which high-priority climate science, assessment, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities are funded to advance our understanding of the Earth’s climate system.

Learn more and apply.

Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs
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