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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...
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...
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...
US Forest Service lab dedication Saturday to be a festive event

...clean, naturalistic appearance, with light-colored wood used in the construction.Miner said the building's energy-saving features, including ground source heat pumps and a heat recovery ventilation system, were a priority for the Forest...
Assemblymembers want more information on rink study

...Fischer's assessment came in spite of several emails and letters from members of the public, some of whom suggested using energy savings or non-city labor to save on operating costs, expressing support for a new sheet of ice. Those letters were included...
Assembly discusses Treadwell ice rink expansion study

...The cost of operating and maintaining a second sheet at Dimond Park is what's at issue."Kiehl said that if energy-saving investments to reduce operating costs are being considered, he thinks the construction cost is relevant."In this...

...not as much as hours. This is a better deal all around that can save millions of jobs.? Public investment in energy savings: Why do so many people fly from New York City to Washington, D.C. when other countries - some much poorer than...
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Brewery: 'Greener' beer with new boiler

...mashed and dried.The brewery has installed a series of energy saving technologies over the last decade that have led to cost savings through energy saving and less waste in the brewing process.The brewery...
Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...gas vehicles, getting 35 MPG, it would cost $4.35 to drive the same distance. The $3.08 difference in daily energy savings is substantial and represents a 70 percent reduction in energy costs. Over time this can make that sticker price...


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