Council of Energy Resource Tribes Enters $3 Billion Biofuels and Bioenergy Agreement


The Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT), an Inter-Tribal organization comprised of 54 U.S. tribes and four First Nation Treaty Tribes of Canada, has entered into a long-term development agreement for up to $3 billion in biofuels and bioenergy projects, states a CERT press release...

Resource Type

ICT Staff. "Council of Energy Resource Tribes Enters $3 Billion Biofuels and Bioenergy Agreement." Indian Country Today. September 25, 2012. Article. (, accessed March 29, 2023)

Related Resources

Tribes Get $6 Million in Federal Funds for Energy Efficiency Project

Eleven tribal communities are receiving a total of $6 million toward renewable energy projects and technologies, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced. It is part of President Barack Obama’s ongoing initiative to help tribal nations and Alaska Native villages reduce fossil fuel use, save…

Henry Red Cloud Leads the Renewable-Energy Charge at Pine Ridge

There is a revolution under way to bring renewable resources to Native American people. Led by modern-day warrior Henry Red Cloud, a direct fifth generation descendent of Red Cloud, the famous Lakota war chief, and Trees, Water & People (TWP), inroads are being made one home and one business at…

Cherokees OK joint wind-energy project in north-central Oklahoma

The Cherokee Nation has approved plans to team up with four other tribes to develop a 90-turbine wind farm in Kay County. The five tribes will jointly operate the facility with 45 turbines on 3,000 acres of Cherokee-owned property and 45 more turbines on 3,000 acres owned by the four other tribes…