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Kenai National Wildlife Refuge center to open in March

...vehicles, and a 10-kilowatt photovoltaic array which Meissner said "will offset 16 percent of the building's annual energy use."Indoor environmental quality points are earned with the ongoing flushing of the building and the use of low-VOC...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-17/kenai-national-wildlife-refuge-center-o
State
My Turn: Alaskan energy efficiency an opportunity

...growth and Alaska could use a wider array of energy sources for making its electricity. However, cutting our total energy use through energy efficiency represents an equally good opportunity to bolster our energy future. Alaska has a big opening...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-03/my-turn-alaskan-energy-efficiency-opp
Opinion
USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...research project at the time. But animals at the university are used to study such areas as behavior, metabolism, energy use and reproduction, Grimes said."The incident was serious several years ago, and it's still very serious now...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/usda-files-complaint-against-uaf-over-m
State
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...Plentovich said.At the state Board of Forestry meeting Wednesday, Plentovich gave a presentation on the growth of biomass energy use in Alaska and new Environmental Protection Agency proposals that could affect Alaska's biomass boilers.The AEA is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-20/six-new-biomass-projects-projected-stat
Local
Letter: Find a real energy solution

...is not considered to be "renewable energy." Why not?The goal of renewable energy is to minimize the footprint of energy use. Unfortunately, big dams have enormous impacts on other resources - like salmon - and the economies they support...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-28/letter-find-real-energy-solution
Letters
State to revamp office spaces

...they weren't designed to have computers and printers."Thayer said the new standards will also have an impact of energy use. "In some of these buildings we're realizing that as soon as you take down walls, you're affecting the heating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-30/state-revamp-office-spaces
State
State employees union to fight new space standards

...space heaters, personal refrigerators, microwaves and coffee makers in employee cubicles. The state blamed excessive energy use and wasted space on such appliances. Duncan sent a letter on July 1 to the Department of Administration requesting the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-04/state-employees-union-fight-new-space-s
State
Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...engine noise - and dominated by energy awareness. If you've only 40 miles of charge available you pay attention to the energy use modes and the screens and the graphics showing your energy flow pattern and energy efficiency level are quite alluring...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-15/volt-day-peek-future-electric-vehicle
Opinion
SE Alaska's new energy road map

...heating from oil to electric has taxed community hydroelectric projects, among other findings.The plan is a guidepost to energy use and development in 30 Southeast Alaska communities. The integrated resource plan was completed under direction of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-01/se-alaskas-new-energy-road-map
State | Local
City to update its web presence

...The new site to be built by the City and Borough of Juneau staff could offer tips on recycling, local food, water and energy use and possibly even a carpool network. Tips like 'where can I grow my own food?' or 'what can I do about climate change...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-04/city-update-its-web-presence
Local

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