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Western Area Power Administration's Renewable Resources program encourages the voluntary use of renewable resources by WAPA's wholesale customers. WAPA offers federal customers two renewable resource products and facilitates customer access to renewable energy developers. The goal of the program is to identify customers who desire renewable resources in their generation mix and provide the technical and marketing assistance required for them to fully evaluate the option.

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2017 Tribal Energy Webinar Series begins Feb. 22
Presentations from past Tribal Renewables webinars available online
Recording of distributed energy resources webinar available online​​
Webinar on community solar programs available online

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2017 Tribal Energy Webinar Series begins Feb. 22

11 a.m.-1 p.m. MT

Join WAPA and the DOE Office of Indian Energy on Feb. 22 for Indian Energy: Looking Back and Moving Forward  , first webinar in this popular series for tribal leaders and staff, as well as anyone interested in working in Indian Country to develop energy projects. The theme of this year's series is "Expanding Tribal Energy Development through Partnerships." Learn about the history of Indian energy in the U.S. and the mission of the IE office. Speakers will cover past successes, future plans and how to add value and streamline government procedures for tribes interested in energy development and self-determination. 

The webinars are free but registration is required. Read more.

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Presentations from past Tribal Renewables webinars available online

If you missed any of the past Tribal Renewable Energy series--you can find the presentations in the Renewables webinar library.

WAPA partners with the Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy to present this free webinar series. The webinars generally take place on the last Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. MT.

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RECORDING OF DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES WEBINAR AVAILABLE ONLINE

 

The Distributed Generation Interconnection Collaborative meets quarterly to discuss issues related to distributed PV interconnection practices, research and innovation. You can download recordings from past meetings and presentations, and subscribe to receive updates about upcoming webinars and other DGIC announcements.

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Webinar on community solar programs available online

If you missed Utility Trends in Adopting Community Solar Models, presented by WAPA in cooperation with the Solar Electric Power Association     , you can download the recording and slide presentation from our webinar library. Find out why some utilities see community solar programs as a valuable customer engagement tool, and explore case studies of actual utility programs.​​​

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