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Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears

...therefore "saves lives today and ensures a sustainable energy system tomorrow," Shell CEO Ben van Beurden told an energy conference in Paris on Tuesday.He called natural gas a "clean-burning ally to renewables such as solar and wind."BP...
Angoon, Mt. Edgecumbe top 2014 Alaska KidWind Challenge

...on that journey."Jim Parkin and Matt Hunter, teachers of the winning teams, were invited to attend the Rural Energy Conference in Fairbanks on Sept. 23. All participating students in the 2014 challenge receive certificates recognizing their...
River turbine to be tested at rural Alaska village

...of Igiugig's electricity.The unveiling in Anchorage was appropriate, Sauer said. He spoke at a 2007 Arctic Energy Conference about his company's devices that harness tidal power."People came up to use and said, 'Can't you make this...
Three things to watch for in the Legislature

...Legislature will be back in full swing this week, after a break last week that allowed some legislators to attend an energy conference in Washington, D.C., or spend a few days back home.With the session nearly two-thirds over, the dominant...
Web site offers updates on gas line project proposals project has blossomed into an unpaid job that consumes up to eight hours seven days a week. He also covers energy conferences, snapping photos and writing his own articles. The site gets about 300 to 800 hits a day, though it recently...
Some Alaska villages and towns sold on biomass

...shared how they harvest energy from the forests and rivers around them with roughly 200 attendees at the Alaska Wood Energy Conference on Wednesday. "We are a rural community that wants to promote to other rural communities that this can be done...
Parnell rebukes Treadwell on administration role

...opposition to federal environmental regulations that might hamper the oil industry.Treadwell recently attended an Arctic energy conference on Alaska's behalf, promoting the state to national leaders as "America's Energy Solution."He also endorsed...
Lt. Gov. Treadwell concludes rural energy conference

...broad spectrum of Alaska's small communities turned out at Centennial Hall Thursday for the seventh Alaska Rural Energy Conference. The conference is a collaborative effort by the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) and the Alaska Energy...
Legislature exceeds 90-day session limit

...Criticism also came earlier in the session when much legislative work was suspended so lawmakers could attend an energy conference in Washington, D.C. Wilson said cutting the session by 30 days resulted in less time to analyze and approve good...
Rural energy experts attend conference

FAIRBANKS - More than 95 communities are participating this week in a rural energy conference in Fairbanks. The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Alaska Energy Authority are hosting the conference, which begins Tuesday...
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