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New report suggests energy savings for Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - It can be cheaper for Fairbanks to invest in energy savings than in new energy sources, according to a new report commissioned by the nonprofit Alaska Conservation Alliance. The report...
My Turn: Alaskan energy efficiency an opportunity

...pdf). These include taking advantage of the Weatherization Assistance, Home Energy Rebate (average of 33 percent energy savings per retrofit) and New Home Rebate programs offered by the Alaskan Housing Finance Corporation. Those who may not...
Commentary: In Juneau, electricity comes cheap

...somehow AEL&P managed to make these investments while keeping the costs low for us.What is the price tag of our energy savings? If our electricity costs were equal to our overall cost of living rate (32 percent higher), Juneau homes, businesses...
Energy upgrade loan program gets no takers

...contractor would guarantee a certain percentage of energy savings. AHFC would then provide a loan to cover the cost...toward heat and electricity. When the loan is repaid, energy savings could be put elsewhere.If the promised savings don't...
Weatherization cuts Glory Hole's utility costs in half

...from that and our walk-through observation and put the info into a software program that told us where the best energy savings could be found," Gilcrist said.Gilcrist and Marquam, who retired last spring, worked for the Glory Hole pro...
Alaskans should invest in energy like Warren Buffett

...thousands of local jobs both directly and indirectly. If our state's commercial buildings followed suit, their energy savings would be astronomical. Experts have determined that Alaskan businesses could be saving up to $400 million a year...
JSD celebrates energy savings

As the nation celebrates Energy Awareness Month this October, Juneau schools are having a celebration of their own - to mark more than $2 million in savings from conserving energy. The $2,063,000 savings is equal to 28.
Airport renovations to boost safety

...eliminate congestion and lead to $80,000 a year in energy savings. About 400,000 passengers go through the airport...changes will lead to as much as $80,000 a year in energy savings. Project engineers have told officials they will...
Dems recruit Stevens to champion efficient light bulbs

...switch out bulbs over the next seven years, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee estimated that annual energy savings would reach $6 billion. Energy-efficient bulbs could save more than 65 billion kilowatt hours of electricity a...
Airport renovations on target

...from the airport's front doors in inclement weather. The geothermal field could lead to up to $80,000 in annual energy savings, airport officials have said. By the end of April, the new addition should be open. It will include the new down...


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