From Theory to Reality: Visit to NREL Heightens Student's Desire to Become an Engineer
November 21, 2013 3:21 PM
As a student at New Mexico State University majoring in electrical engineering technology with a minor in renewable energy technology, I want to help my community by incorporating renewable energy technology so power will be distributed to every home, business, or school at an affordable cost to both my community and the electrical company. Visiting the NREL facility not only heightened my desire to become an engineer but also to see my goals come to fruition.Read The Full Story
Environmental Science Student Encouraged to Pursue Personal and Tribal Goals During NREL Tour
November 21, 2013 3:06 PM
As a senior studying environmental science at the University of New Mexico and a member of the Zuni Pueblo, I have always believed that it is important for our Tribe to develop and protect our resources. There has always been a desire in my future goals to help my community with its resources, particularly to protect our lands and water. Our Tribe is unique in its language, customs, and traditions, and the environment we occupy is precious and complex. My reason for wanting to visit NREL ties into this desire to be involved in sustainable research, not only with energy but in other avenues as well.Read The Full Story
- STEM Students Aim to Increase Tribal Self-Sufficiency
November 21, 2013 1:37 PM
As an electrical engineering consultant working for my Tribe of Zuni Pueblo, I had the opportunity to arrange a trip to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for two undergraduate students in the latter part of October. The trip gave all of us a glimpse of the potential for Zuni Pueblo in building a technical pipeline for our people.Read The Full Story
November 20, 2013
Attend this webinar to learn about the broad array of “go-to” resources available through DOE and other federal, state, and local offices to assist Tribes in getting their energy projects online.
November 14, 2013
As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal nations and building stronger, more resilient communities that are better prepared for a changing climate, the Energy Department announced nine tribal clea
November 12, 2013Legal Landscape of Tribal Renewable Energy Development Conference Discount Registration Deadline Extended to Nov. 14
The Office of Indian Energy and the Indian Legal Program at Arizona State University are co-hosting a two-day conference November 21-22 on the legal issues and considerations for developing renewable energy projects in Indian Country.
November 1, 2013President Issues Executive Order Aimed at Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change; Tribal Leaders to Serve on Task Force
Learn how a new federal task force that includes tribal leaders will assist the Administration in facilitating state, local, and tribal efforts to strengthen their resilience to the impacts of climate change.
October 31, 2013
Read the Presidential Proclamation designating November 2013 National Native American Heritage Month.