WEBINAR LIBRARY

WAPA’s Renewables Program sponsors web-based, interactive workshops covering resources, marketing, transmission and more. These “webinars” feature presentations by industry experts that your consumer-owned utility can download to us​e for your own workshops or as reference resources. Presentations prior to 2010 are available by request. Call 720-962-7508 to request a list or copies.

  • Past Tribal Energy Program webinar series
  • 2016 Tribal Renewable Energy Program webinar series
  • Utility Trends in Adopting Community Solar Programs
  • 2015 Tribal Renewable Energy Program webinar series
  • 2014 Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country Webinar Series
  • 2014 Tribal Renewable Energy Program webinar series
  • WAPA 2013 Renewable Energy Certificate Solicitation
  • Regulatory Considerations for Developing Generation Projects on Federal Lands
  • 2013 Tribal Renewable Energy Program webinar series
  • WAPA 2012 Renewable Energy Certificate Solicitation
  • 2011-12 Geothermal webinar series
  • 2011-12 Tribal Renewable Energy Program webinar series
  • Colorado Renewable Energy Team
  • 2010 IREC fall webinar series
  • More webinars — Online educational resources from other renewable energy agencies

2016 TRIBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM WEBINAR SERIES

The Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs posts recordings of all past webinars in the 2016 series.

FEB. 4, 2015 — UTILITY TRENDS IN ADOPTING COMMUNITY SOLAR PROGRAMS

2015 TRIBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM WEBINAR SERIES

Nov. 18 – EPA’s Clean Power Plan: What Tribes Need to Know

Oct. 28 – Advanced Financing Models

Sept. 30 – Effective Ways for Tribal Governments to Work with Electric Utilities

Aug. 5 – Best Practices for Developing and Implementing a Request for Proposals

  • Audio
  • Introduction (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • GSA and Tribal Nations (2 MB PowerPoint)
  • RFP Template for A Grid-tied Solar PV System (2.5 MB PowerPoint)
  • Four Steps for Project Planning (78 kb PowerPoint)

June 24 – Regulatory Impacts of Renewable Energy Tribal Projects on Indian Lands

  • Audio (81 MB Windows Media Video)
  • Introduction (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Interconnecting with Western: NEPA, Section 106, and Consultation (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Wind energy (177 kb PowerPoint)
  • The Hearth Act, BIA Approval Requirements, and the New Surface Leasing Regulations (254 kb PowerPoint)
  • Increasing Tribal Self-Determination Over Energy Resources (830 kb PowerPoint)
  • RAPID Toolkit Overview (8 MB PowerPoint)

May 27 – Models and Tools for Evaluating Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs

  • Audio file (55 MB Windows Media Video)
  • Introduction (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Models & Tools for Evaluation of Project Options (5 MB PowerPoint)
  • Renewable modeling (2 MB PowerPoint)

May 26 – Special Webinar: Fossil Energy Oil and Natural Gas Capabilities for Tribes

April 29 – Energy Efficiency First, Off-Grid Hybrid Power Generation Systems, and Zero Energy Ready Homes

March 25 — Tribal Energy Development Operation and Management Best Practices

  • Audio file (70 MB Windows Media Video)
  • Introduction (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Best Practices for Tribal Energy Entities (305 kb PowerPoint)
  • The Kerr Hydroelectric Project (36 MB PowerPoint)

Feb. 25 — Organizational Models for Tribal Energy Development

Jan. 28 – Best Practices in Developing a Tribal Strategic Energy Plan

  • Audio file (81 MB Windows Media Video)
  • Introduction (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Best Practices in Public Participation: Tools and techniques to help you implement your decisions (516 kb PowerPoint)
  • Wholesale Market Assessment (1.6 MB PowerPoint)
  • Quinault Indian Nation Biomass Project (8.5 MB PowerPoint)
  • FAQ (207 kb Portable Document Format)

2014 CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS AND INDIAN COUNTRY WEBINAR SERIES

May 1 – Human Health and Community Development

  • Audio file (101 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Introduction (161 kb PowerPoint)
  • Climate Change and Human Health: Update from the National Climate Assessment (2.6 MB PowerPoint)
  • Sustaining Relationships in Indian Country (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan (1 MB PowerPoint)

April 24, 2014 – Natural Resources and Agriculture

April 10 — Built Systems: Transportation, Water, Energy, and Other Infrastructure

  • Audio file (116 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Introduction (160 KB PowerPoint)
  • FHWA Climate Change Adaptation Activities and Funding Opportunities (837 kb PowerPoint)
  • Climate Change Adaptation on the Mescalero Apache Reservation (8 MB PowerPoint)
  • EPA’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan: Partnering with Tribes to Prepare for a Changing Climate (551 kb PowerPoint)
  • Climate Change & Extreme Weather: Tribal Energy Sector Vulnerabilities (2.6 MB PowerPoint)

April 3 — Disaster Recovery and Resilience

  • Audio file (117 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • White House introduction (159 kb PowerPoint)
  • DOE Roles and Responsibilities During Disasters (323 kb PowerPoint)
  • FEMA Programs (115 kb PowerPoint)
  • US Army Corps of Engineers – Climate Preparedness and Resilience (13.7 MB PowerPoint)

2014 TRIBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM WEBINAR SERIES

Oct. 29 — Putting it all Together

Sept. 24 — Successful Project Financing Mechanisms

  • Audio file (73 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Intro/outro (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Utility Energy Services Contracts (6 MB PowerPoint)
  • Energy Savings Performance Contracting (1.7 MB PowerPoint)
  • PG&E UESC program (785 kB PowerPoint)
  • FAQ (126 kb Portable Document Format)

Sept. 10 — Sandia Modeling Tools

  • Audio file 117 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Collaborative System Dynamics Modeling & Analysis for Integrated Resource Planning in Indian Country (8 MB PowerPoint)

Aug. 27 — Introduction to Facility and Community Scale Project Financing

  • Audio file (54 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Intro/outro (1 MB Portable Document Format)
  • Overview (4 MB Portable Document Format)
  • USDA Rural Development Sustaining Relationships in Indian Country (4 MB Portable Document Format)
  • Tribally Owned Projects: Development Investment (1 MB Portable Document Format)
  • FAQ (451 kb

Aug. 8 — Project Implementation and O&M

  • Audio file (65 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Intro and Outro (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Step 4: Project Implementation; Intro to Step 5: Project Operation & Maintenance (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • O&M Fundamentals for PV (1 MB PowerPoint)
  • Wind O&M (1.7 MB PowerPoint)
  • Biomass O&M (4 MB PowerPoint)
  • Renewable Energy Leases on Tribal Land (1.3 MB PowerPoint)
  • FAQ (172 kb MS Word)

June 25 – Net Metering

  • Audio file (74 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Net Metering for Tribes – Overview (3 MB PowerPoint)
  • Net Metered Solar for Tribal Community Buildings in Nevada (749 kB PowerPoint)
  • Tribal Utility Authority Perspective On Net Metering (126 kB PowerPoint)
  • GRID Alternatives Solar Affordable Housing Program – Overview and Tribal Partnership (6 MB PowerPoint)
  • FAQ (233 kb Portable Document Format)

May 28 – Renewable Energy Project Refinement

April 23 – Identifying Project Potential and Options

  • Audio file (73 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Introduction and conclusion (334 kb PowerPoint)
  • Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians (9 MB PowerPoint)
  • Step 1 – Project Potential (18 MB PowerPoint)
  • Step 2 – Project Options (4 PowerPoint)
  • FAQ (204 kb Portable Document Format)

April 2 — Renewable Energy Project Framework: The Five-step Process

Feb. 26 — Strategic Energy Planning

  • Audio file (82 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Introduction and contact information (324 kb PowerPoint)
  • Strategic Energy Planning Overview (11 MB PowerPoint)
  • Case Study (36.5 MB PowerPoint)
  • FAQ (179 kb Portable Document Format)

Jan. 29, 2014 — Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Market Update

  • Audio file (89 MB Windows Media Video)
  • Solar Market Update Q3 (5 MB PowerPoint)
  • Foundational Courses: Renewable Energy Technologies – Wind (6 MB PowerPoint)
  • Foundational Courses: Renewable Energy Technologies – Hydro (9 MB PowerPoint)
  • Community-scale Biomass (4 MB PowerPoint)
  • Geothermal Market Updates (22 MB PowerPoint)
  • Market Updates for Energy Efficiency (4 MB PowerPoint)
  • FAQ (225 kb Portable Document Format)

Feb. 6, 2013 — Regulatory Considerations for Developing Generation Projects on Federal Lands

2013 TRIBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM WEBINAR SERIES

Nov. 27, 2013 — Resources Available for Tribal Energy Project Development

  • Audio file (88 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec
  • Introduction to the American Council on Renewable Energy (3.5 MB PowerPoint)
  • Energy Efficiency and Smart Grid Technology (2.5 MB PowerPoint)
  • Additional Resources and Information Available for Tribes (4.1 MB PowerPoint)

Oct. 30 — Renewable Energy Case Studies: Tribal and Developer Perspectives

Sept. 25 — Tribal and Utility Partnership Opportunities

Sept. 4 — Renewable Energy Market Expectations and Trends

July 31 — Conducting Transmission Feasibility and System Impact Studies Webinar

June 26 — Renewable Project Leasing on Tribal Lands

May 29 — Regional Transmission Planning

April 24 — How Power Marketing Administrations Market Power and Work with Tribes — Updated presentations!

March 27 — Understanding the Grid

Feb. 27— Renewable Energy Potential on Tribal Lands

Jan. 30 — Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) and Online Education Program Update

March 14, 2012 — WAPA 2012 Renewable Energy Certificate Solicitation (74 Mb Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec

2011-2012 GEOTHERMAL WEBINAR SERIES

Feb. 15, 2012 — Geothermal Exploration Technologies – How and where are they being used in the U.S.

Dec. 14, 2011 — Geothermal Power Plant Operation and Maintenance

Nov. 16, 2011 — Exploration and Geothermal Power Development

2011-12 TRIBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM WEBINAR SERIES

May 30 — Today’s Energy Supply — Yesterday’s Grid” now online

  • audio recording (85.5 MB Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec

May 23 – Regulatory Considerations for Developing Distributed Generation Projects

March 28 – Understanding the Transmission Service Request and Interconnection Queue Process

Feb. 28 – Unwinding Transmission Policy

Jan. 25 – Overview of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Program (5 MB PowerPoint)

Aug. 17 – Challenges and Opportunities with Tribal Renewable Energy Development

Nov. 17, 2011 — Colorado’s Renewable Energy Development Team (39.5 Mb Windows Media Video) Requires G2M4 codec

2010 IREC FALL WEBINAR SERIES

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