Opportunity for Technical Assistance for Remote Alaska Communities Energy Efficiency Competition (Phase 1: Pledge Designation)

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
01/18/2016 3 pm PST
Organization: 
Office of Indian Energy & the EERE
Description: 

The Office of Indian Energy and EERE have issued a Notice of Technical Assistance (NOTA) to significantly accelerate efforts by remote Alaskan communities to adopt sustainable energy strategies. The Remote Alaskan Communities Energy Efficiency Competition will empower Alaskan communities and Alaska Native villages to develop effective tools to advance the use of reliable, affordable, and energy efficient solutions that are replicable throughout Alaska and other Arctic regions. (Phase 1) DOE is asking eligible applicants to sign a pledge to improve community energy efficiency by 15% or more by 2020. Selected communities who pledge will become part of a peer network of "Community Efficiency Champions" and be eligible to apply for technical assistance to prepare implementation plans in Phase 2 of the NOTA. Applications for both phases will be accepted online through EERE Exchange, via email, or fax at 240-562-1640.

Category: 
Rural Communities, Energy Efficiency, Alaskan Villages
Funding Amount: 
Selected communities will be eligible to compete for up to $1 million in grant funding ($3.3 million total) to implement energy saving measures.
Matching Funds: 
Unknown

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Remote Alaskan villages and communities.