START Program

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CHRIS DESCHENE MAY BE NEW TO THE ENERGY DEPARTMENT, BUT YOU COULD SAY HE’S BEEN PREPARING FOR THIS JOB HIS WHOLE LIFE. Just eight weeks into his new role as director of the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, Deschene is navigating what he called a “crash course” in the agency using his decades… Keep reading →


WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it is extending the application deadline for the third round of Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance to May 22, 2015. The START Program provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with on-the-ground support to accelerate… Keep reading →