Tribal Energy



2019 National Tribal Energy Summit 

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy, in coordination with the National Conference of State Legislatures, hosted the 2019 NTES Tribal Energy: Powering Self-Determination, Sept. 24-26, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 

Highlights of the program included: Learning Labs, short sessions centered around the key energy topics and the Tribal Leader Roundtables discussions that focused on renewable energy projects.  Find speaker presentations and additional resources here


nuclear energy

NETWG Fall Meeting

The Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group (NETWG) recently held its fall meeting in Washington D.C. on Sept. 24, 2019 in conjunction with the National Tribal Energy Summit. Find the meeting agenda and additional information here


Tribal Energy


energy wind

STGWG Spring Meeting

The State and Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) held its spring meeting in Knoxville, Tenn. on May 14-16, 2019. The meeting included a tour and visit to the Oak Ridge Reservation, including cleanup areas, the national laboratory and Y-12. STGWG states and tribes were joined by officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) headquarters and field offices. Find the meeting agenda, presentations and additional resources here


radioactive materials

TRMTC Annual Meeting

The Tribal Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee Annual Meeting was held on June 10, 2019 at the Westin Hotel Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The meeting was held in conjunction with the National Transportation Stakeholders Forum 2019 Annual Meeting. Find the meeting agenda and presentations here


Tribal Working Groups

NCSL facilitates a number of working groups through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy, including the Indian Country Energy and Infrastructure Working Group.


Photograph of Fernald Preserve in Hamilton, Ohio.

Closure for the Seventh Generation

The State and Tribal Government Working Group's 2017 edition of “Closure for the Seventh Generation” highlights progress made by the DOE and areas for continued improvement and commitment through an examination of issues facing the goals, planning, implementation and funding of long-term stewardship.