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Former Bethel mayor leads Nuvista coop executive director last month, KYUK reported.The group seeks to become a power producer, which would sell cheaper electricity to retail utilities, which then sell to customers."We feel it so strongly, whether it's our monthly bills...
Northwest Digest

...officials are seeking to use a nuclear power generator being developed by Toshiba Corp. as a test case for providing cheap electricity to rural communities. The city of 700 is involved in discussions with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission about licensing...
SE committee picks next intertie links

...Juneau to Hoonah and Petersburg to Kake are next on the list of priorities for regional leaders trying to offer cheaper electricity. Related Link: For more on the Southeast Conference, check out The Southeast Conference's...
Letting dams off the hook hurts Alaskans

Supporting troll fishermen around here is about as safe as siding with God and cheap electricity in Idaho. Living in Alaska puts me on the right side of that divide. I don't exactly worship trollers, but my list of might-have-beens...
Study: Heat pumps make sense in Juneau

...electric prices and high costs for traditional heating sources in a region, the study determined.In areas with cheap electricity and a reliance on expensive fuel oil - such as Juneau and Seward - ground-source heat pumps are a clear winner...
Alaska editorial: Cheap hydroelectricity is the key to reducing flight from the villages a worldwide recession.Cheap electricity is an incentive to industry...take place this summer.When cheap electricity becomes available, fish processing...rural industry and security. Cheaper electricity is a good place to start.
Electricity back to pre-avalanche rates

JUNEAU - All Juneau electric users are now back on cheaper electricity. An avalanche took out the Snettisham transmission line that supplies the city's hydro-fueled electricity on Jan. 12. Alaska...
My Turn: Gustavus shouldn't be left out of region's cheap electricity

Today's price for the fuel we use to generate electricity is the same as it was in 1893" was the opening comment by Tim McLeod, President of Alaska Electric Light & Power Company in his presentation at the Southeast Conference Annual Meeting in Sitka last month.
Report: Texas leads U.S. in carbon emissions

...reason? The burning of high-carbon coal to produce cheap electricity. In Alaska, the carbon dioxide produced per person...Department. "Some states are benefiting from both cheap electricity while polluting the planet and make all the rest...
Placer dome buys interest in Donlin Creek Mine

...Corp., which own the mineral rights and land at Donlin, are trying to find a way to power the mine and bring cheaper electricity to their rural shareholders. A subsidiary of Calista, the Bethel-based corporation for the vast Yukon-Kuskokwim...


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