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...itself from expensive diesel-generated electricity. A federal commission ruled...itself from expensive diesel-generated electricity. Angoon hydro project plans...itself from expensive diesel-generated electricity. Home>Archives> Angoon...

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Angoon hydro project plans flowing smoothly

Angoon is one step closer to weaning itself from expensive diesel-generated electricity. A federal commission ruled that it doesn't have jurisdiction over the proposed Angoon hydroelectric project, cutting a swath...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021201/Loc_Angoon.html
Local
Around the clock

...considers the wet stuff ``a phenomenal resource'' for winter operation of the utility's 100 percent hydro-generated electricity. Bibb, speaking at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon Friday, walked the group through the history of local power...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110299/Biz_clock.html
Business
My turn: Tying into power and a cleaner future

...a solution that has very positive ramifications for us beyond the stated problem. If we provide enough hydro generated electricity at the dock, these ships can shut down their diesel power systems while in port. Unfortunately we can not currently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110807/opi_20071108004.shtml
Opinion
Juneau's power supply has 19th-century roots

...reduce their demand for oil-fired, steam-generated electricity, began construction of the Nugget Creek hydro...By the end of 1913, the first power unit had generated electricity for an entire year. A second unit was installed...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-09-11/juneaus-power-supply-has-19th-centu
Neighbors
Parnell: Alaska prospers despite national economic woes

...said others' high fees come from numerous taxes on things like nursing homes, vaccines, bed taxes and wind-generated electricity. He also said they face increased permit fees for a number of sources that can drive economies down. "Alaska's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092210/sta_710773035.shtml
News
Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...potential that makes the notion of going electric so appealing. Because we're not replacing gas energy with coal generated electricity, like large swaths of the United States, going electric actually significantly reduces greenhouse gasses. We...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-15/volt-day-peek-future-electric-vehicle
Opinion
My turn: Hunting more economically efficient than stores, fast-food

...antibiotics, are then loaded in a diesel truck, slaughtered, packaged, and refrigerated with natural gas- or coal-generated electricity, trucked to a distributor, then sent by truck, barge or plane to Juneau, where I sit down in my car, drive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111710/opi_737415407.shtml
Opinion
Support climate legislation

...the bridge fuel to the clean energy economy. But without the economic incentive of a price for carbon, coal-generated electricity will remain king. Steve Colt, an economist with the Institute of Social and Economic Research, confirmed this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022711/opi_791627122.shtml
Opinion
My turn: General Obligation bonds should be vetoed

...you an example. The Anchorage Municipal Landfill is out for bid on a means of converting current waste gas to generated electricity. The electricity will be sold to one of the utilities and therefore will generate funds needed to pay operating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050310/opi_632119197.shtml
Opinion

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