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Sealaska switches boiler system to pellet power

...condensed sawdust and wood chips, essentially byproducts of other wood manufacturing products. Sealaska's renewable energy coordinator Nathan Soboleff described it as "using a product that used to be discarded." They are constructed at high pressures...
Palin touts gas line progress

...with snake-oil science - they have to be real, doable and economic," she said. She said she'll appoint an energy coordinator to activate a statewide energy plan. Rep. Andrea Doll, D-Juneau, has been advocating similar energy efforts...
Marine Transportation board gets changes in leaders, members

...Skagway's Mike Korsmo.The board is also in line to get a new co-chairman, among other recent changes.Venables is energy coordinator for Southeast Conference and is a former Haines Borough manager.He holds a seat on the board representing a community...
SE regional energy plan met with mixed reactions

...not use this plan as a basis for decision-making."Angel Drobinica, Southeast Alaska Conservation Council's energy coordinator, said the IRP was an important first step. Energy is a "very significant issue with no easy answer," she said...
Southeast energy challenges lead to interest in biomass

...said Robert Venables, Energy Coordinator for Southeast Conference and...households," said Angel Drobnica, Energy Coordinator for Southeast Alaska Conservation...Soboleff, Sealaska's Renewable Energy Coordinator, cite the energy source's...
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Southeast Conference mourns loss of Conley

...definitely his highest priority. Despite the budget limitations of the small nonprofit, he secured funding for an Energy Coordinator and assisted in the formulation of an energy plan for Southeast Alaska. In 2006, he was asked by the Department...
Public comments in AEL&P hearing favor rate increase

...rise again to 11.94 cents per kWH during peak months and 9.82 cents per kWh in off-peak times. Dan Lesh, an energy coordinator with Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, also feels the rate increase could be a good way to encourage productivity...
AEL&P, UAS probe Juneau's growing electric car culture

...weight for its size and it was big enough to haul commercial fishing gear," Drobnica said.Drobnica is the clean energy coordinator for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Her organization worked with the University of Alaska Southeast...
4 members reappointed to ferry board

...John (Mark) Eliason, Mike Korsmo and Shirley Marquardt to the 11-member board. Venables, of Haines, is the energy coordinator for the Southeast Conference. Formerly, he served as the Haines Borough manager, as the economic development...
Gustavus celebrates diesel-free power

...subsidized by the Power Cost Equalization program, at a cost of about $710 per customer. Southeast Conference Energy Coordinator Robert Venables said other communities can learn from what Gustavus has accomplished, but public officials also...


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