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Energy Dep't seeks methane hydrate proposals

...or just one of those two research areas, according to the announcement.A spokeswoman for the DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory, Shelley Martin, said the department could not comment on funding opportunities while they are open...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/energy-dept-seeks-methane-hydrate-propo
State
Southeast residents named to state boards

...boards, Gov. Sean Parnell announced Monday.Eric Eriksen, of Juneau, will continue to serve on the Emerging Energy Technology Fund Advisory Committee. Eriksen has worked for Alaska Electric Light & Power Company since 2006 as its vice president...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-17/southeast-residents-named-state-boards
Local
Juneau man gets energy appointment

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Erik Eriksen of Juneau to the state's Emerging Energy Technology Fund Task Force.The task force was created by the Alaska Legislature to make grants from the fund for demonstration projects...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011411/reg_769851109.shtml
Regional News
Energy Sec: Obama committed to role for coal

...they've backed it up with research spending, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday.In a visit to the National Energy Technology Laboratory in Morgantown - the only one of the federal government's 17 national labs dedicated to fossil fuels...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-30/energy-sec-obama-committed-role-coal
State
New bill introduced to open up SE mines

...being prospected for heavy rare earth elements.Rare earth metals are used in advanced technology and renewable energy technology such as electric cars, wind turbines and liquid crystal display televisions.The timing of the bill comes as both...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-04/new-bill-introduced-open-se-mines
Local
Alaska ice tested as possible new energy source

...that's not a good plan," said Ray Boswell, technology manager for methane hydrates within the DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory.The nearly $29 million science experiment on the North Slope produced 1 million cubic feet of methane...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-12/alaska-ice-tested-possible-new-energy-s
State
Tidal energy may be wave of the future

...diverse energy supply." In the United States, wave energy technology is less advanced than tidal and will need more government...whereas tidal machines sit on the sea floor. Tidal energy technology has been able to build on lessons learned from wind...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110506/sta_20061105017.shtml
News
Heavy oil may rival gas

...topics on which they'll be getting briefings is heavy oil's potential. The Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory released a report analyzing the North Slope's energy potential late last year that estimated the North...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030710/sta_571814745.shtml
News
National security interests tied to oil

...costs for protecting those oil interests. Use the revenue to fund investments in increased efficiency, renewable energy technology and domestic source development, further freeing us from those overseas interests that are costing us so much in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122305/let_20051223002.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Weaning ourselves from a China import

...on some minerals while reducing taxes for its domestic rare earth users. One result of this is that more clean-energy technology companies are moving operations to China to save costs. For example, rare earths are used to make most wind turbines...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122910/opi_762969869.shtml
Opinion

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