Military Base Off-Taker Opportunities for Tribal Renewable Energy Projects

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This white paper surveys DOD installations that could have an increased potential interest in the purchase of energy from renewable energy projects on tribal lands. Identification of likely purchasers of renewable energy is a first step in the energy project development process, and this paper aims to identify likely electricity customers that tribal commercial-scale projects could serve. This white paper builds on a geospatial analysis completed in November 2012 identifying 53 reservations within 10 miles of military bases (DOE 2012). This analysis builds on those findings by further refining the list of potential opportunity sites to 15 reservations (Table ES-1), ... continued below

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Nangle, J. May 1, 2013.

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This white paper surveys DOD installations that could have an increased potential interest in the purchase of energy from renewable energy projects on tribal lands. Identification of likely purchasers of renewable energy is a first step in the energy project development process, and this paper aims to identify likely electricity customers that tribal commercial-scale projects could serve. This white paper builds on a geospatial analysis completed in November 2012 identifying 53 reservations within 10 miles of military bases (DOE 2012). This analysis builds on those findings by further refining the list of potential opportunity sites to 15 reservations (Table ES-1), based on five additional factors: 1) The potential renewable resources required to meet the installation energy loads; 2) Proximity to transmission lines; 3) Military installation energy demand; 4) State electricity prices; 5) Local policy and regulatory environment.

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  • Report No.: DOE/IE-0018
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1080120 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1080120
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc841992

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Nangle, J. Military Base Off-Taker Opportunities for Tribal Renewable Energy Projects, report, May 1, 2013; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc841992/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.