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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-06/my-turn-new-co2-rule-should-be-applie
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-20/six-new-biomass-projects-projected-stat
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/senate-finance-advances-gas-line-bill
State | AK legislature
Oil wealth giveaway increases deficit now, undercuts savings later

...investigating abuse cases. And it cuts money to renewable energy funds and home weatherization programs.A sustainable budget...abuse prevention study, and the cuts to the renewable energy fund, which will hamper our ability to lower the cost of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-15/oil-wealth-giveaway-icnreases-deficit
Opinion | AK legislature
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-08/my-turn-alaska-cant-afford-two-mega-e
Opinion
Dam project draws attention to renewable goal

...believes the renewable goal is attainable with or without Susitna. Other projects on the books through the Renewable Energy Fund can help move the state closer to that goal, she said."Technology is moving faster and faster every day," Millett...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-18/dam-project-draws-attention-renewable-g
State | AK legislature
Southeast lawmakers prepare for session

...looking forward to (it)."Kreiss-Tomkins said he hopes to maintain funding for the ferry system, the renewable energy fund and education. He said he suspects that education funding will likely not increase much, but that he's uncertain how...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-20/southeast-lawmakers-prepare-session
State
Alaska energy overview

...160 diesel power plants.Kohler said that the utility and its communities benefit from programs like the Renewable Energy Fund grant program. However "the Power Cost Equalization is more important," Kohler said.The utility has faced problems...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-23/alaska-energy-overview
State
My Turn: Legislature must support renewable energy

...fossil fuel friendly measures dwarf recent state investment in renewable energy. Since 2008, the state's Renewable Energy Fund has paid out over $100 million for renewable energy projects. This actually puts Alaska among the leaders nationwide...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-10/my-turn-legislature-must-support-rene
Opinion
Second avalanche splitter installed

...diesel in its backup generators for weeks.AEL&P received a $2 million grant from the State of Alaska's Renewable Energy Fund to build a series of wedge-shaped metal avalanche diversion structure uphill of their vulnerable transmission towers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-14/second-avalanche-splitter-installed
Local

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