Cabazon Band of Mission Indians - 2003 Project

Project Overview
Tribe/Awardee: Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
Location: Indio, CA
Project Title: Development of a Tribal Energy Plan
Type of Application: First Steps (Planning)
DOE Grant Number: DE-FG36-03GO13111
Project Amounts:
DOE: $57,460
Awardee: $37,887
Total: $95,347
Project Status: Complete  More
Project Period
of Performance:
Start: September 2003
End: November 2004

Project Description

Strategic energy planning effort to assist in achieving the tribe's primary goals of economic diversity, economic self-sufficiency, and protecting the health and welfare of tribal members. The Cabazon Band Reservation, located on four sections of non-contiguous land on the eastern half of the Coachella Valley in Riverside County is approximately 25 miles east of Palm Springs, comprises 1500 acres and currently has the seventh highest residential electricity rates among U.S. Native American reservations. The Strategic Energy Plan will enable the tribe to make informed decisions in creating and conducting an effective energy management program for their people.

Project Status

The project is complete. See the final report (PDF 1.3 MB). The November 2003 (PDF 360 KB) and October 2004 (PDF 436 KB) presentations provide additional information.

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Project Contact

Stephen Thomas (760.342.2593 ext. 3258)