Tribal land holds more that 5% of the solar photovoltaic potential in the United States, according to a 2013 report by NREL.
NREL Conduit Blog
The NREL Conduit Blog discusses research relevant to state, local, and tribal governments. Contributing authors provide posts related to events, policy analysis, and decision support outcomes to inform the market in a credible and timely fashion.
June 16, 2023
Feb. 3, 2023
Cohoes is a small working-class community in upstate New York operating with a small staff and limited resources, but their lack of energy-related expertise did not prevent them from pursuing cleaner and more cost-effective energy solutions through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Clean Energy to Communities (C2C) program.
Jan. 17, 2023
In early December 2022, a snowstorm hit Fairbanks, Alaska, blanketing the city of around 32,000 people in six inches of snow and dumping even more on the surrounding hillsides.
Dec. 12, 2022
NREL has developed several new resources for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP).
Oct. 31, 2022
In this blog, meet Kevin McCabe, a clean energy researcher who serves as the lead for NREL’s tribal energy activities.
June 30, 2022
NREL has supported Puerto Rico in energy planning since the devastating 2017 hurricane season and has recently developed a new resource to help protect photovoltaic (PV) systems from extreme weather.
June 17, 2022
Long-time NREL research engineer, Sherry Stout becomes the new laboratory program manager for NREL’s State, Local, and Tribal Program.
June 17, 2022
Developed by NREL, The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched a new, online training series tailored for Weatherization Assistance Program, (WAP) grantees.
March 2, 2022
In this blog, meet Jordan Burns, a risk and resilience researcher who serves as the subprogram lead for the Energy Transitions Initiative (ETI).
Jan. 10, 2022
In this blog, meet Chuck Kurnik, senior engineer and weatherization subprogram lead. Our “Meet the Team” blog series highlights the staff within NREL’s State, Local, and Tribal Program.