Tribal Clean Energy Projects Selected for Funding
At the White House Tribal Nations Conference on November 13, 2013, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced the selection of nine tribal communities to receive more than $7.2 million in funding for clean energy projects. The projects selected were a result of two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding opportunity announcements.
The table below lists the nine selected projects in alphabetical order and the requested funding amounts. For more information, including a brief summary of each selected project, see the DOE press release.
|#||Applicant||Project Title||Technology||Requested DOE Funds||Proposed Cost Share|
|1||Coeur d'Alene Tribe||Coeur d'Alene Tribe: Benewah Market Energy Efficiency Project||Wx Retrofits (EE)||$250,000||$500,000|
|2||Forest County Potawatomi Community||Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in Milwaukee and Forest Counties||Solar Electric (PV)||$1,400,026||$1,400,027|
|3||Gwichyaa Zhee Gwichin Tribal Government||Gwich'in Solar and Energy Efficiency in the Arctic||Wx Retrofits (EE); Solar Electric (PV)||$105,486||$105,486|
|4||Menominee Tribal Enterprises||Menominee Tribal Enterprises District Biomass CHP Project||Biomass||$1,350,000||$1,814,853|
|5||Seneca Nation of Indians||1.8 MW Wind Turbine on Tribal Common Lands near Lake Erie in New York State||Wind||$1,500,000||$3,750,000|
|6||Southern Ute Indian Tribe dba Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund||Community-Scale Solar for Southern Ute Indian Tribe||Solar Electric (PV)||$1,500,000||$1,500,000|
|7||Tonto Apache Tribe||Tonto Apache Tribe's Solar Assist for Governmental and Community Facilities Project||Solar Electric (PV)||$398,918||$398,918|
|8||White Earth Reservation Tribal Council||White Earth Biomass Boiler Project||Biomass||$642,899||$642,899|
|9||Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska||Winnebago Tribe Solar Project||Solar Electric (PV)||$75,258||$75,302|