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Alaska energy overview

...producers met with Legislators, staff and the public Wednesday for a lunch learning session sponsored by the House Energy Committee. Four speakers represented the four major electrical regions in the state - Southeast, Railbelt, Copper River...
Stedman to tout Arctic at Energy Council

...his staff said.All but one legislator from the House Energy Committee is going to the Energy Council meeting, according...caucus member among three Democrats who sit on the House Energy Committee. "I'd be happy to go to Energy Council. I...
Lawmakers pleased with trip to D.C.

...participants time to set up other meetings in the nation's capital.Isaacson, who is the co-chairman of the House Energy Committee, held up two fistfuls of business cards he collected from people he met with and offices he visited during his...
Renewable energy fund closer to extension

...years. The law would sunset on June 30, 2018. An allocation of $50 million would go to the fund annually. The House Energy Committee changed the original version of the bill, which extended the fund by a full decade.A change to the fiscal note...
Energy efficiency goals too low?

...he said. "Could we be doing more? Are we missing the opportunity to make more money?" Westeinde said. The House Energy Committee invited Westeinde to present his "Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency" talk at a lunch-time learning...
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Alaska governor to sign energy bills

...legislation that includes efforts aimed at energy efficiency and encouraging new technologies, among other things. The bills arose from a process that included hearings around the state by the Senate Resources and House Energy committees.
Senators work to formalize energy goal

...said Rep. Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, in a press release announcing the hearings. Edgmon co-chairs the House Energy Committee, along with Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage. The committee had held hearings throughout the state during...
Session reaches halfway point

...provisions of the senate bill are also in separate legislation that is moving in the House. For example, the House Energy Committee recently approved House Bill 296, which sets up the energy-retrofit loan program for public buildings in the...
Susitna Dam bill clears legislative panel

...own and operate new power projects, like the proposed Susitna hydro dam, under a measure that's passed the House Energy Committee. In November, the agency recommended the state pursue the Susitna project to help meet Alaska's goal of having...
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Alaska has considered nuclear power options

...Research survey in 2009 showed Alaskans favored nuclear over oil, coal or tidal power, Jeanne Ostend told the House Energy Committee. ? Contact reporter Pat Forgey at 586-4816 or at


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