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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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Tribal Energy Webinar Series continues with look at economic development
Past Tribal Energy Webinar series available online

Tribal Energy Webinar Series continues with look at economic development

June 26
11 AM-1 PM MT

Jobs and Economic Development from Tribal Energy Projects  , June 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mountain Time, focuses on the benefits to tribal communities from developing energy projects. Attendees will learn about tools and methods tribes can use to estimate the jobs and broader economic benefits of energy projects.  

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Indian Energy is offering this webinar series for tribal leaders, tribal staff and others interested in energy development in Indian Country. All webinars are scheduled at 11 a.m. MT on the last Wednesday of each month through October. There will be one additional webinar in mid-December.

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Register now      for the webinar and learn more about the 2019 Tribal Energy Webinar Series.


Past Tribal Energy Webinar series available online

Visit the DOE Office of Indian Energy website to download recordings and presentations from past Tribal Energy Webinar series:

  • 2018 Tribal Sovereignty and Self-Determination through Community Energy Development Webinar Series
  • 2017 Expanding Tribal Energy Development through Partnerships Webinar Series
  • 2016 Tribal Energy and Economic Development Webinar Series

The popular series explores the challenges and opportunities related to developing energy-efficiency, renewable energy and other resource projects on tribal lands.

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