On May 1, the Department of Energy announced that it would provide up to $7 million, subject to congressional appropriations, for clean energy projects on tribal lands. The first funding opportunity will provide up to $4.5 million for projects that install clean energy technology in order to reduce fossil fuel consumption in new or existing buildings by 15 percent; these projects must produce a minimum of 50 kilowatts. The second funding opportunity will provide up to $2.5 million for projects that install energy efficiency or renewable energy technologies in order to reduce fossil fuel consumption in existing buildings by 30 percent; these projects must produce at least 10 kilowatts of renewable energy.