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Commentary: In Juneau, electricity comes cheap

...might surprise you is that there is one item for which we don't pay more, and that is electricity.Juneau's electricity rate of 11 cents per kilowatt-hour is equivalent to the average U.S. rate, and is the eigth lowest among Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-07/commentary-juneau-electricity-comes-c
Opinion
Senate updated on Mat-Su dam

JUNEAU - A proposed massive dam in south-central Alaska could provide stable electricity rates in Alaska's most populous region for a century, officials behind the effort said Tuesday.The Alaska Energy Authority provided...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-20/senate-updated-mat-su-dam
State
Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...at AEL&P did some approximations about comparative energy costs. He figures that a Chevy Volt using off-peak electricity rate of $0.0982 kWh (kilowatt hour) could drive 35 miles for a cost of $1.27. Using the most efficient gas vehicles...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-15/volt-day-peek-future-electric-vehicle
Opinion
Glacier Bay hydropower plan debated

...a brownout. The city of Gustavus has the highest electricity rates in Southeast Alaska and, like many other remote...for completion in 2016, would not ease the high electricity rates for the 450 permanent residents of Gustavus unless...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090504/sta_hydropower.shtml
News
Southeast leaders propose new roads, hydroelectric projects

...region's isolated communities. The multi-million-dollar project is billed as a way to stabilize and reduce electricity rates for diesel fuel-dependent communities. The new Kwaan Transmission Cooperative would be supplied largely by hydropower...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092304/sta_hydroelec.shtml
News
Northwest Digest

...Administration report a tentative deal, The Oregonian newspaper said Tuesday. Such an agreement could reduce the electricity rates of most customers in Oregon, who buy from private utilities. The paper said parties close to the talks disclosed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110707/sta_20071107023.shtml
News
My turn: How do Northern Dynasty's payments affect judgment?

...and strong moose and caribou herds in the Mulchatna drainage. The cash-poor region also has some of the highest electricity rates in Alaska. Northern Dynasty has the cash the region so desperately needs in today's marketplace. This is known...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101207/opi_20071012001.shtml
Opinion
Fact not fiction about Gustavus

...Is obtaining a water source that will provide for a portion (not all) of our energy needs, and maybe lower our electricity rates - certainly not a guarantee for "far cheaper" power as Mr. Brown states - worth removing more than 1,000 acres...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011106/let_20060111005.shtml
Opinion
Boat owners face bigger fees under new proposal

...frequency of use. Large vessels would pay an additional fee based on the number of Coast Guard-authorized seats. New electricity rates for summer and winter, with higher rates for live-aboard boats. The cost range for live-aboards would remain...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021204/loc_boats.shtml
News
My turn: SE Alaska oil is king. It is time for a revolution

...represents a massive capital expense and often decades of lead-time, so the utility's only option will be to raise electricity rates significantly to discourage this new load growth.We'll all pay higher rates as a result.We do have another abundant...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-16/se-alaska-oil-king-it-time-revolution
Opinion

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