OIE Program Presentations Available

This year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy hosted its first-ever Virtual Program Review December 14–17. The annual event aims to bring together Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages to celebrate tribal energy successes and share information through a number of focused presentations. 

Download the presentations to learn about recent successes, lessons learned, and benefits from these tribal energy projects or use the links below; and download the final agenda.

Session 1
Ute Mountain Ute TribeBernadette Cuthair; Scott ClowCommunity-Scale Solar Project
Spokane Indian Housing Authority (SIHA)Clyde AbrahamsonChildren of the Sun Energy Infrastructure Initiative
Akwesasne Housing Authority (AHA)Elizabeth JacobsCommunity-Scale Go Solar Initiative and Net Zero Initiative
Session 2
Flandreau Santee Sioux TribeLacy Neuenfeldt; Robert ByrnesSolar Energy Development on FSST Reservation
Oneida Indian Nation (NY)Karen SixOneida Indian Nation’s Facility Energy Efficiency Project
Coeur d’Alene TribeTiffany AllgoodSenior Housing Complex Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Project
Session 3
Huslia Tribal CouncilDavid Pelunis MessierHuslia Tribal Council Biomass Project
Hughes Village CouncilDavid Pelunis MessierSustainable Solar Energy for Hughes Village
Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (Stebbins and St. Michael) Forest ButtonStebbins and St. Michael Wind Energy Construction Project
Session 4
Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation (CA)Jesse NolanRenewable Solar Energy at Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery
Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation (MT)Deb MadisonTerry SukutFort Peck Tribes Wellness Center Energy Project (WCEP)
Bishop Paiute Tribe (CA)Brian AdkinsResidential Solar Project—Phase III
Session 5
Colusa Indian Community Council (CA)Ken AhmannHousing Energy Connection Project; Solar Canopy Extension Project
Graton Economic Development Authority (CA)Mike UlizioGraton Renewable Energy Efficiency Network (GREEN)
Aha Macav Power Service (AZ)Fernando ParraFort Mojave Indian Tribe Aha Macav Power Service Renewable Energy Project
Session 6
NANA Regional Corporation (AK)Al “Sonny” AdamsBrian HirschTerrell JonesCommunity-Scale Solar Energy Deployment in the Northwest Arctic
Togiak Natives Limited (AK)Dan SmithTogiak Heat Recovery Project
Igiugig Village Council (AK)AlexAnna SalmonKarl HillA Resilient and Autonomous Microgrid Powered by Marine Renewable Energy for the Village of Igiugig, Alaska
Session 7
San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians (CA)Josh SimmonsSPBMI Microgrid
Ho-Chunk Inc. (NE)Robert ByrnesNet Metering Expansion on the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska Reservation
Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians (CA)Pita PittImproving Energy Efficiency and Self-Sufficiency
Session 8
Forest County Potawatomi Community (WI)Sara Drescher, Jerrald HauberCommunity Center EEM & Energy Generation Deployment Project 2019; Deployment of Community-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Energy SystemsCommunity-Scale Photovoltaic Solar PV Deployment (2019); Developing Residential Usage Baselines and Energy Efficiency Options
Session 9
Nuvista Light and Electric Cooperative, Incorporated (AK)Natalie HansonNuvista Kwethluk Energy Storage (NKES)
Pribilof Islands Aleut Community of St. Paul Island (AK)Patrick BakerAleut Community Store Deep Energy Retrofit
Unalakeet Native Corporation (AK)Reese Huhta, Brian HirschUnalakleet Microgrid Optimization for Tribal Community Resilience
Session 10
Rincon San Luiseño Band of Mission Indians (CA)Josh SimmonsRincon Solar Microgrids Project
Rosebud Sioux Tribe (SD)Ken HaukaasSicangu Village Solar Project
Seminole Tribe of Florida (FL)Harvey RambarathSeminole Rural Reservation Resiliency Initiative
Session 11
Spirit Lake Tribe (ND)Jim Yockey1.5 MW Community Wind Energy Project
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians (WI)Daniel Wiggins, Jr.Ishkonige Nawadide – Solar Project of Chippewa Indians
Northern Cheyenne Tribe (MT)Kyle AldermanWhite River Community Solar on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation

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