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Corbus' $48M donation makes huge impact, Alaska Energy and Resources Company, and Spokane-based Avista Utilities comes to fruition. Juneau's local energy company was founded in 1896 as a partnership, with John Parker Corbus and Adam William Corbus as two of the founding...
Alaska needs more hydroelectric projects

...and businesses alike. The Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) is a state agency which does many good things: upgrading local energy systems, loaning money for power projects and bulk fuel purchases, and administering the Power Cost Equalization...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the North Slope. Canadians consume about 2.9 trillion cubic feet a year. In what some here see as a good omen, local energy bills are dropping with the completion of a local natural gas project by the Inuvialuit Regional Corp. The Native corporation's...
Senate passes capital budget

...communities all around the state. The energy projects are focused on reducing energy costs for Alaskans, he said. One local energy project is $2 million to Alaska Electric Light & Power for avalanche mitigation on the Snettisham Hydroelectric Plant's...
Light rail option should be on the table

...technological dependency threaten our future on our shared planet Earth. This leads me to ask, "Why not harness the local energy for improved transportation infrastructure to develop plans for and eventually build a world-class light rail transportation...
Alaska delegation announces community grants

...Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. The U.S. Department of Energy granted $1.5 million to Tanana to implement local energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. Funding is provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through...
Oil and gas are the bridge to clean energy

...the Alaska Legislature and many local communities have taken thoughtful steps to improve energy efficiency and address local energy problems. Now it is time for Congress and the Obama Administration to move forward with a broad, comprehensive energy...
Word of mouth

...for the owners who are missing them, but please heed this message. CBJ policy 2.23 encourages the maximum use of local energy resources or hydropower and discourages importing fossil fuels. AEL&P policy, through the demand rate, does just...
House starts reviewing energy projects

...detailed information due this summer.Parnell has proposed $10 million for a Southeast Energy Fund to provide grants to local energy projects. Fisher-Goad said the state would draft regulations establishing criteria for grant applications.That...
Remote Aleutian villages seek greenhouses to get fresh greens

...There is very likely a second, larger greenhouse in Nikolski's future that the community wants to pay for itself. Local energy is another success for Nikolski. The community's 65-kilowatt wind turbine, which began operating about a year...


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