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Tongass stakeholders meet in Sitka

The future of biomass energy in Southeast Alaska will be a key topic during the Tongass Futures...plan that has created a variety of concerns for some residents. Biomass energy has not yet been vetted at the roundtable, said Norm Cohen, The...
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...Plentovich said.At the state Board of Forestry meeting Wednesday, Plentovich gave a presentation on the growth of biomass energy use in Alaska and new Environmental Protection Agency proposals that could affect Alaska's biomass boilers.The...
Countries highlight differences in resource management

...tidal energy work is not quite developed.Alaska also has enormous potential for wind, geothermal, hydrokinetic and biomass energy development, Grimm said. By convincing industry to move into Southeast Alaska, the region would be getting access...
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Yakutat hosting Energy Fair, looking for experts to talk on issues, programs efficient doors, windows, roofs, and heating systems, to name a few." Some topics the event may include: Biomass energy, diesel efficiency, energy efficiency and conservation, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, ocean and river...
Murkowski unveils energy plan

...safeguards. We are the leader in environmental standards in so many different ways."Murkowski also said that she wants biomass energy and hydroelectric power, among others, to be included in a "technology-neutral" definition of renewable energy...
Researchers test the energy potential of winter sunlight see if sun power can be used in combination with biomass energy for a reliable renewable energy source. "That was...Micro-Energy Project, which will use solar and biomass energy to make power and heat. The intent is to rely on...
Energy savers showcased at fair

...showcase of sustainable efforts and projects ranging from biomass energy, geothermal heating and new year-round indoor-growing...activitorium," Karl talked about his plans to develop biomass energy powered by paper waste as well as the development...
USDA program boosts tech, oysters, beer

...public-private projects as varied as a $2.75 million technical center in Ketchikan, a nearly half-million dollar biomass energy system at Alaska Brewing Co. in Juneau and $99,000 worth of oyster farmer training at OceansAlaska's new $1...
Coast Guard turns to wood for heat

...providing a local market for processed wood. Southeast Alaska is the first place the Coast Guard has considered using biomass energy, said Robert Deering, environmental and energy branch chief for the Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Juneau...
Short-term needs call for drilling Alaska oil

...enthusiastically support. I have long supported production tax credits for wind energy. I am including incentives for biomass energy and energy efficiency in my comprehensive energy bill, and I have advanced a new program of long-term research...


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