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March 6, 2015

DOE Announces Third Round Of START Program


On February 25, 2015, the
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the third round of Strategic
Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Renewable Energy Project Development
that provides tribal governments and entities with
support to produce clean and renewable energy. The START program was launched
in December 2011 and has helped 21 tribal communities advance solar, wind,
biofuels, and energy efficiency projects. The program is open to Indian Tribes,
Alaska Native regional corporations, and formally organized tribal energy
resource development organizations. Applications are due to the DOE Office
of Indian Energy
by May
1, 2015
, and up to five projects will be selected by the end of
June 2015.