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UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit

...shift in market conditions caused by a flood of cheap imports, particularly from China, a strong pound and high electricity costs."Labour Party business spokesman Kevin Brennan accused the government of being "content to allow Britain's...
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Electric cars spark Juneau's interest

...1,000 cost of her home charger and installation.Participants also received a discount of about half of their electricity costs charged on a separate meter installed by AEL&P. Mesdag said the program had completely filled by the end of 2013...
Avista promotes renewable energy

...could be the answer for isolated Southeast communities like Kake which are attempting to use solar power to lower electricity costs. Almost all current alternative energy methods are dependent on nature's influence.If excess energy could be...
Some seniors predict exodus without tax exemptions

...might just have to decide to leave here."All seniors will still qualify for tax exemptions on food, fuel and electricity costs only, while low-income seniors will continue to receive exemptions on all city sales tax. The qualifications...
Commentary: In Juneau, electricity comes cheap

...What is the price tag of our energy savings? If our electricity costs were equal to our overall cost of living rate (32...would pay an additional $14 million per year in electricity costs. If we had to pay the average Alaska rate of 50...
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...


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