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Plan would convert natural gas to electricity

...has emerged again, this time before state legislators trying to find relief for residents crushed by heating and electricity costs.Why not convert the natural gas into electricity and transmit it around the state by wires, including to rural...
Governor considers state ownership of LNG plant

...Fairbanks area leaders consider natural gas a priority for the Interior because it could offset high heating and electricity costs in the Interior generated by high oil prices."I think the governor believes Fairbanks and the demand in Fairbanks...
JSD learns lesson in energy efficiency

...using some electricity. She said the district would rather put that money back into education than funding phantom electricity costs. Kitka said she hasn't done a walk-though check of all schools yet, but she knows that several will be rewarded...
Villages turning to wind energy

...Kotzebue resident said. The 8-year-old wind farm just outside town currently saves about $190,000 a year in electricity costs to the 3,000 residents of Kotzebue, an Inupiat Eskimo community 26 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The co-op...
SE committee picks next intertie links

...would see cost savings by connecting to neighboring hydroelectric power, the intertie also could help Juneau, where electricity costs 9 cents a kilowatt-hour on average, he said. "Every kilowatt-hour we sell from hydro helps reduce the cost...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...version representatives and senators can agree on. The House covered the cost of the power program, which keeps electricity costs down in the Bush, with a one-time pot of money. Busing was covered with excess money left over from a formula...
Juneau Empire Story Archive money over time, and linked support for the plan to a secure funding source for a program subsidizing rural electricity costs. The departments affected by the proposal include Community and Regional Affairs, Commerce and Economic Development...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...crisis. Well, except the one thing that would really help - imposing a reasonable temporary cap on runaway wholesale electricity costs. The nation does need a sound energy plan that pinpoints serious problems and offers realistic solutions. We again...
Electricity cut at Angoon water treatment plant

...out the city. In Angoon an electric bill for $17,000 is not unfathomable: At 62 cents per kilowatt-hour, electricity costs nearly six times what Juneau pays. Thompson's company runs the only store on the island. The monthly bill at...
Alaska Digest

...Interior rural school districts where heating oil and electricity costs are overwhelming budgets. The Yukon-Koyukuk School...Interior rural school districts where heating oil and electricity costs are overwhelming budgets. "Dire times call for...


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