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My Turn: New CO2 rule should be applied to oil, gas industries

...include the oil and gas power sector, which in Alaska is the single largest emission source. Alaska's Renewable Energy Fund has been helpful, but absent emissions regulation or a carbon tax, it will clearly not be enough to substantially...
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...entities have submitted applications to the AEA.The biomass projects to be funded this year by the state's Renewable Energy Fund are those in Galena, Kake, Ketchikan, Haines, Minto and Yakutat."These are good projects," Plentovich said...
Senate Finance advances gas line bill

...state's royalty gas used in the project, after payment is made to the Alaska Permanent Fund, toward a rural capital energy fund. He said he didn't want to limit the availability of revenues for future legislatures. But Hoffman said if the state...
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My Turn: Alaska can't afford two mega-energy projects

...Hoffman, D-Bethel. As part of legislation to develop the pipeline, Sen. Hoffman recently proposed a new special energy fund that would bring cheaper energy to rural Alaska and other parts of the state that wouldn't have direct access to gas...
Legislators mull $500 million renewable energy fund extension 2009, Alaska's Renewable Energy Fund has funneled tens of millions of...favor of passing the renewable energy fund extension. Supportive call-in...Koplin said extending the renewable energy fund would give other communities a...
Renewable energy fund closer to extension

...decade.A change to the fiscal note of the bill switches funding for administration of the energy fund from general fund allocations to cash from the energy fund itself. Each of the last two fiscal years, $2 million was allocated for fund administration...
Mitchell tapped for Energy Fund Committee board

Juneau - Gov. Sean Parnell has re-appointed Jodi Mitchell of Juneau to the Renewable Energy Fund Advisory Committee. Mitchell is the CEO and general manager of Inside Passage Electric Cooperative. She serves on the board of...
Talk about Gastineau School heat pump

...resources, energy, and the environment," he should fully fund the Alaska Energy Authority's recommended Renewable Energy Fund (ReFund) projects and put the Gastineau Elementary School ground source heat pump back on the table. Parnell could...
Parnell signs Susitna Dam legislation

...10 million into the Southeast Energy Fund. Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, who had sought the Southeast Energy Fund appropriation, said he didn't...Southeast funds. "The Southeast Energy Fund veto doesn't concern me that...
Oil wealth giveaway increases deficit now, undercuts savings later layoffs, the failure to implement the state's own child abuse prevention study, and the cuts to the renewable energy fund, which will hamper our ability to lower the cost of energy, were all avoidable.At statehood, Alaska was granted...
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