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Morning power outage traced to wiring problem

...shutting down substations, Wood said. The maintenance is done during the summer because the system the community uses less electricity than during the winter. She said crews repaired the wiring problem that caused the outage.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061005/loc_20050610020.shtml
News
Pro: Should Congress ban old-fashioned light bulbs?

...filament. They're already available at the supermarket and they produce the same luminosity as the old bulbs using less electricity. The upfront cost is higher, but the bulbs' lower energy demand generates a 100 percent payback in little more...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-18/pro-should-congress-ban-old-fashioned
Opinion
Residents brace for higher heating costs

...costs more than $3 a gallon, they could be better off using electricity." It's best for everyone if people use less electricity by using it as efficiently as possible, Wood said. She recommended checking insulation and windows for possible...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091206/loc_20060912009.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a public relations campaign urging people to use less electricity, and the tactic apparently paid off. Although the...all-electric consumers used on average 40 percent less electricity last year than in 1985, said Stone, noting AEL...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061701/Loc_EnergyCrisis.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...energy, such as through more fuel-efficient cars and better-insulated buildings and appliances that run on much less electricity. That discovery remains valid today. It's the ethic to act upon it that needs renewal. Share this page: Reddit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070600/Ope_edit.shtml
Outside editorial: Skewed priorities

...incentive people have to conserve through steps such as switching to cheaper fuels, insulating their homes, using less electricity or taking other steps to address the problem individually. Vouchers also do nothing to reduce business costs, a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-20/outside-editorial-skewed-priorities
Opinion
The answer's clear: It's time to use less oil

...energy, such as through more fuel-efficient cars and better-insulated buildings and appliances that run on much less electricity. That discovery remains valid today. It's the ethic to act upon it that needs renewal.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070600/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
Outside column: Is solar power dead in the water?

...report, dry-cooled CSP plants take up more space, cost almost 10 percent more to build and generate 5 percent less electricity. Given that solar power is competing with low-cost natural gas and coal-fired plants, power companies would...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061209/opi_450230923.shtml
My turn: A bright idea: We need more protection

I have lots of time to think when, after dinner, I climb into bed for warmth and try to consume less electricity by not using light bulbs and the television. I can now read by battery-operated headlamp and snuggle in my down blanket. Ah...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050808/opi_277024262.shtml
With low rates back, conservation slackens

...Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. spokesman Scott Willis in an e-mail. Last week, Juneau used about 13 percent less electricity than in the same week last year, according to numbers provided by Willis. Conservation persists despite this year's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071608/loc_304741712.shtml

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