Aroostook Band of Micmac Indians - 2005 Project

Project Overview
Tribe/Awardee: Aroostook Band of Micmac Indians
Location: Presque Isle, ME
Project Title: Strategic Energy Planning Initiative
Type of Application: First Steps (Planning)
DOE Grant Number: DE-FG36-05GO15168
Project Amounts:
DOE: $78,628
Awardee: $10,716
Total: $89,344
Project Status: Complete  More
Project Period
of Performance:
Start: September 2005
End: To be determined

Project Description

The Aroostook Band of Micmacs is composed of about 1,000 members living within Aroostook County, located in northern Maine. The nation lives in an area with some of the highest energy costs in the United States. The goal of the project is to develop a strategic energy plan in order to reduce energy costs in the nation's government buildings and homes. The untapped resources are wind and biomass energy. The scope of the work will involve the formation of an energy committee, research and education on baseline energy use and energy opportunities, and development of an energy vision and an action plan.

Project Status

This project is complete. For details, see the final report (PDF 2.9 MB). The October 2005 (PDF 238 KB) and October 2006 (PDF 286 KB) presentations provide more information. Download Adobe Reader.

Project Contact

Russell Dennis
Telephone: 207-764-1972