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Clean Energy Technology Deployment on Tribal Lands

  • Title and Number:  Clean Energy Technology Deployment on Tribal Lands – 2024 – DE-FOA-0003298
  • Agency:  Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs
  • Deadline:  May 30, 2024
  • Grant Amount:  $100,000 to $5,000,000
  • Available Funding:  Approximately $25M
  • Number of Anticipated Awards:  5 – 10 Awards

Match Required:  20% cost share of the total allowable costs of the project (i.e., the sum of the federal share, and the non-federal Recipient cost share of allowable costs equals the total allowable cost of the project) is required. (See Section III.B.2 of Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for requests for a reduction to 10%).  NOFO:

Purpose of Funding (fields of work and funding uses):  The DOE Office of Indian Energy is soliciting applications from Indian Tribes, which include Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporations, Intertribal Organizations, and Tribal Energy Development Organizations to: (1) install clean energy generating system(s) and energy efficiency measure(s) for Tribal Building(s) (Topic Area 1); or, (2) deploy community-scale clean energy generating system(s) or community energy storage on Tribal Lands (Topic Area 2); or, (3) install integrated energy system(s) for autonomous operation (independent of the traditional centralized electric power grid) to power a single or multiple Essential Tribal Buildings during emergency situations or for tribal community resilience (Topic Area 3); or, (4) provide electric power to unelectrified Tribal Buildings (Topic Area 4).

Eligibility (location of project and entity):  Pursuant to its authorizing statute, DOE’s Office of Indian Energy will only consider applications from: (1) an Indian Tribe; (2) Intertribal Organization, or (3) Tribal Energy Development Organization; and (4) on whose Tribal Lands the project(s) will be located (details in Section III.A of Notice of Funding Opportunity:

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