DOE START Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
DOE, Office of Indian Energy
Description: 

Through the START Program, DOE Office of Indian Energy and DOE national laboratory experts provide technical assistance for tribal clean energy development by supporting community- and commercial-scale renewable energy projects across the country. Since its launch in December 2011, the START Program has helped 21 tribal communities advance their clean energy technology and infrastructure projects — from solar and wind to biofuels and energy efficiency.

Category: 
Energy, Development, Community, Technology, Infrastructure
Funding Amount: 
Unklnown
Matching Funds: 
Unknown
Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants for this opportunity include Indian Tribes, Alaska Native regional corporations, and formally organized tribal energy resource development organizations. Applicants designated as White House Climate Action Champions will also benefit from START Program assistance and will be given preferential consideration. Up to five projects will be selected.