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Summit looks at rural energy needs

BETHEL - Tribal leaders from Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages gathered in Bethel for a summit to discuss energy needs in that region.KYUK ( says the summit Monday precedes the annual convention of the Association...
Big pricetag for Kake's energy intertie

...and increased electricity usage in Ketchikan, Wrangell and Petersburg, the intertie can't fully supply Kake's energy needs during the winter."We were basically the last priority," Mitchell said. "I was extremely distressed to hear it...
Avista promotes renewable energy

...Sheep Creek in 2013 to accommodate Juneau's growing energy needs. Sheep Creek Hydro Plant was constructed in 1910 to...expand the Lake Dorothy project to cover Juneau's energy needs for another 20-30 years. The large-scale project...
'Fracking' process has the EPA seal of approval

...TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Natural gas is a key part of America's energy supply, providing nearly a quarter of our total energy needs. That includes a third of the energy used by industry, homes and businesses and nearly 30 percent of the electricity...
Brewery: 'Greener' beer with new boiler

...of gallons of liquids to affixing labels to bottles all along the line Alaska Brewing Company has industrial-sized energy needs. To help fight volatile energy costs the brewery has installed a one-of-a-kind spent biomass boiler to dry grain...
Alaska poised for Greater Energy Independence

...Alaskan families, businesses, schools and communities to cut their costs and find more sustainable ways of meeting their energy needs. The Act includes a broad range of policy tools designed to stimulate the economy and improve Alaskans' standard of...
Timing of session on energy aid unknown

...summer to address the immediate energy needs of Alaskans. But it's still...R-North pole, said in-state energy needs will most certainly be brought...D-Juneau, said discussion of energy needs should build on last session's...
'We stand to fall together' on energy

As a concerned citizen, I'm writing about the welfare of the state of Alaska and its present and future energy needs. I attended a meeting of SEAK Solutions on Jan. 30. The group concerns included renewable energy in Alaska, especially villages...
My Turn: Time to continue moving Alaska forward

...barrels of oil per day. Many said opening Alaska's Arctic to oil exploration to meet our state's and nation's energy needs would never happen, but we got it done.We brought federal agencies together to create in Alaska the best access for...
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...under-the-haul-road, 18-inch pipeline in five years. It would solve all of Anchorage's and Fairbanks' energy needs for the next 50 years. Why the governor is not pushing such a practical alternative, I'll never know.After reviewing...


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