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My Turn: Alaskan energy efficiency an opportunity

...represents yet another opportunity to strengthen American energy self-sufficiency. Viewing energy efficiency as an energy source can be especially beneficial to Alaskans in diversifying our energy portfolio.In January 2014, Alaska depended on...
Energy Dep't seeks methane hydrate proposals

...S. Department of Energy is soliciting for another round of research into methane hydrates, the potentially huge energy source of "frozen gas" that could step in for shortages of other fossil fuels.The department is looking for research projects...
Alaska ice tested as possible new energy source

...helped trigger construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline, a drill rig has tapped what might one day be the next big energy source.The U.S. Department of Energy and industry partners over two winters drilled into a reservoir of methane hydrate...
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, she wants to help push hydroelectric power as an energy source that could replace carbon, especially in Southeast.Before stepping down to take questions, Murkowski said she knew...
Osmotic power has potential in Alaska

...exploiting the energy available when fresh water and seawater are mixed. This is a renewable and emissions-free energy source that has been researched in Norway for 10 years. The first osmotic power plant has recently been opened in Tofte...
Moving toward a Type 1 civilization

...approaching a tipping point. Humans will need to make the transition from nonrenewable fossil fuels as our primary energy source to renewable energy sources that will allow us to flourish into the future. Failure to make that transformation will...
Alaska Editorial: Cheap, plentiful coal will power the Interior for decades to come

...commit to coal for heat and power needs over the next several decades, for the straightforward reason that no other energy source comes anywhere near coal's affordability. When errant squirrels in power generation equipment force the university...
My Turn: I love my Ford F250 4x4

...petroleum products. I fully support the oil industry in America as a stepping stone to a better economic and smarter energy source where the majority of our energy is produced from hydro, wind, geo and solar. I do not support the oil, coal and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Cold, dry climate and nearby energy source would benefit center for Internet servers By MAUREEN CLARK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE - A newly formed company hopes to tap...
Governors focus on rising heating prices

...Fears of high heating bills this winter should not be used to restrict the country's embrace of natural gas as a new energy source, officials at a national meeting on natural gas prices co-chaired by Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles said today. "The...


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