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My Turn: Keystone XL Pipeline deserves the President's scrutiny

...increased market access, like Keystone XL, we're going to be stuck."Even before the collapse in oil prices, energy experts were concluding that "weak prices will make the economics of future oil sands projects questionable." (New York...
Alaska Editorial: Utility wars or community coordination?

...generators and transmission lines. It would supply power at a uniform wholesale rate throughout the region. Most energy experts agree Gov. Palin is right: Having six different utilities makes a fragmented and inefficient system. In the Lower...
Rural energy experts attend conference

FAIRBANKS - More than 95 communities are participating this week in a rural energy conference in Fairbanks.
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Alaska Digest

...More gas line incentives needed WASHINGTON - Alaska's natural gas line may need more incentives to be feasible, energy experts say in a new report. The National Commission on Energy Policy report released Wednesday was largely funded by the...
Palin submits utilities plan

...untold millions of dollars in the future, I've asked energy experts to find a way to sensibly and economically address...substantial investment will be needed for new plants, but energy experts say single utilities do not have the resources to...
Energy discussion opened to the public

...Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, co-chair of the committee. The public is invited to submit questions for energy experts from the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation on energy-saving strategies. Questions can be sent to Senator.Bill...
Support climate legislation

...cap and trade' program, then those fuels burning less carbon dioxide are preferred by energy producers. Many energy experts view natural gas as the bridge fuel to the clean energy economy. But without the economic incentive of a price for...
Investing in ourselves: Securing energy for Alaska

...the global marketplace has decided the role of shale gas. If shale gas continues to play the role that many global energy experts predict it will, Alaska will be without a gas pipeline for decades. Alaskans will be no better off in the future...
Railbelt utility plan on hold till next session 15 years. Cook Inlet natural gas, which has helped keep rates low, is expected to run low or jump in price. Energy experts say single utilities do not have the resources to build large projects that could give consumers the best rates...
SEACC joins push for renewable energy, hires coordinator

...executive director. SEACC has already been engaged in efforts to promote renewable energy in Southeast by bringing in energy experts to discuss Southeast Alaska's renewable energy potential, promoting energy conservation, and encouraging citizens...


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