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DOE Office of Indian Energy Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Indian Lands (DE-FOA-0001390) Funding Opportunity Modified


US Department of Energy, Office of Energy
                        Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Tribal Energy Program

Energy Department Modifies Indian Energy Funding Opportunity

Applications due: Dec. 10, 2015 
Eligible entities:
Indian Tribes (including Alaska Native regional corporations and village corporations) and Tribal Energy Resource Development Organizations

Up to $6 million in funding is available to accelerate clean energy development on tribal lands. Through this funding opportunity announcement (FOA), the DOE Office of Indian Energy will help Indian Tribes and Tribal Resource Development Organizations to install:

  • Facility-scale clean energy and energy efficiency projects
  • Community-scale clean energy projects on Indian lands.

DOE expects to make up to $6 million in federal funding available for approximately 6 to 10 awards under this FOA, subject to availability of appropriated funds.

Modification 0001 Changes

All modifications are highlighted in yellow in the body of the FOA.

Modification 0001 included, clarifying the types of eligible hydropower systems, clarifying “communityscale project,” adding “Alaska regional development organization” as an example of an “InterTribal Organization,” updating summary slide requirements, adding a requirement to include an explanation and rationale as to how the proposed project meets the communityscale requirement, specifically addressing the “substantial” element, defining kBtu, and clarifying the description of Table 2, and adding Appendix E, Summary Slide Template.

The deadline to apply is Dec. 10, 2015. For more information, download the Modification 0001 under FOA Documents

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) webpage for responses to questions. Send FOA-related questions to tribal@ee.doe.gov.  

Informational Webinar Materials Available

The DOE Office of Indian Energy hosted an information webinar on the FOA on Sept. 16, 2015. In addition to describing the funding opportunity in detail, the presenters discussed who is eligible to apply, what the application needs to include, cost share and other requirements, how to ask questions, and how applications will be selected for funding.

The webinar slides and audio are posted.


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