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Cash-flow problems force Hydaburg layoffs

...septic system last summer, repair 27 fire hydrants and do some road work, Dilts said. The city also is trimming its electricity use and long-distance phone service, he said. "We're doing everything we can to cut back and everything we can...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103003/sta_layoffs.shtml
News
Smart grid demystified?

...to use in saving electricity. The smart grid will help consumers make good decisions on how best to control their electricity use. It is up to those of us in the industry working closely with consumer organizations and other groups to demonstrate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102110/opi_723849145.shtml
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Energy future

...for Alaska - 50 percent of our electricity from renewable sources by 2025, and a 15 percent reduction in per capita electricity use in the state by 2020. Alaska already produces 24 percent of its electricity from hydro projects, mostly in Southeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070610/opi_665823665.shtml
opinion
State and local briefly

...for a power plant in Nikolskoye. The plant supplies electricity to the 750 people who live in the village, where electricity use is restricted to two hours a day. The village is located on an island at the western end of the Aleutian arc...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100899/Loc_briefs.html
Local
Isolation, Scarcity and Salmonberries

...the specter of a $2,000 electricity bill, my family was swiftly kicked! After a panicked 60% reduction of our electricity use, and a stint in national news with our neighborhood electricity-free dinners, we took a moment to reflect and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022610/lat_568136019.shtml
lattitude
My turn: Cut back on electricity use to save money, community

T his is serious.The current energy situation is a lot more serious than a matter of turning off lights and putting up a clothesline, and a lot more serious than the city's shortening library hours and shutting down an escalator.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050408/opi_275269875.shtml
Alaska editorial: Juneau's current electricity crisis merits state help

...under way, Juneau's electricity will cost about 50 cents a kilowatt hour. Despite heroic conservation measures - electricity use has dropped by an astounding 30 percent - the higher cost inflicts a huge toll on family budgets and businesses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052208/opi_281800446.shtml
With low rates back, conservation slackens

...Conservation persists despite this year's cooler temperatures, which ordinarily tend to correlate with higher electricity use. In the weeks before the April 16 avalanche, Juneau was using about 2 to 3 percent more electricity than during...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071608/loc_304741712.shtml
Juneau sends message in crisis

...struggles to meet the challenges posed by soaring oil and gas prices. Yet Juneau responded. In the days that followed, electricity use has been cut by an impressive 30 percent. Your response sends a powerful message. These energy conservation efforts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051108/let_277853500.shtml
Outside editorial: Energy inefficient

...forward and falling back each year - that it lowers electricity use - turns out to be a myth. Think about that the next...everybody in the state, researchers could compare electricity use before the change and after. The result: Daylight...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031308/opi_257547061.shtml

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