Published September 24, 2015
WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Energy, in cooperation with the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and the National Conference of State Legislatures, is hosting a National Tribal Energy Summit in Washington, D.C.
Gary “Litefoot” Davis and Idaho State Representative Paulette Jordan
The summit began yesterday and continues until tomorrow.
The summit focuses on energy policy priorities important to American Indian Tribes and bring together tribal and state governments, federal agencies, tribal corporations, private industry, utilities and academia to explore energy development and security issues identified by tribes and DOE’s Indian Country Energy and Infrastructure Working Group (ICEIWG).
Participants will determine common goals and share best practices around increased energy innovation and technology deployment on tribal lands. They will examine pressing challenges tribal councils face related to energy self-sufficiency and climate preparedness and understand tribal leadership’s charge to promote the well-being of current and future generations.
LIVE streaming begins at 8:30 a.m. – EDT. CLICK HERE to LINK