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UAS to graduate 603 students

...his work with Alaska Electric Light & Power Co., and for his donation of 90 percent of his shares upon sale of the local utility to Avista Corporation, totalling about $40 million. Said Rasmuson Foundation President Diane Kaplan of Corbus...
ConocoPhillips to reopen Kenai LNG plant, resume exports

...gas in Cook Inlet fields. The gas supply situation has now improved due to new drilling to the point that a surplus would be available for export during summer.In winter, however, gas production will be reserved for local utilities.
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Officials commission natural gas storage facility

KENAI - A storage facility designed to give local utilities more consistent access to natural gas throughout the year has been injecting gas into its storage reservoir and is expected to...
Alaska editorial: Southern comfort: Could Cook Inlet gas provide more power again?'s good to hear we might not need to start from scratch to begin solving this problem.Many decades ago, state and local utility managers saw that Fairbanks could lower its costs by building a power line to connect to Southcentral Alaska's gas-fired...
Alaska energy overview

...6 million to $7 million ? tremendous benefit to Juneau."Sitka could receive state funding that could keep the local utility off of diesel and on steady-priced hydroelectric power. AEL&P received $2 million in state funding toward an...
Smart grid demystified?

...everything we do depends on it. The electric grid - that complex combination of power plants, transmission lines, and local utilities - is what we rely on for our electricity. And we know all too well what happens when there is a power failure. Like...
Natural gas reservoir not quite ready

...of the Nikiski plant might stretch out the region's gas reserves for a few more years, but it's not certain if local utilities will be able to take advantage of the gas that would have been exported. If the two companies that own the Nikiski...
Site estimates Alaskans' contribution to warming reveal the output of individuals. Pick Anchorage, and the carbon calculator automatically determines that the local utility gets 11 percent of its power from renewable resources, in this case, hydroelectric. Village utilities generally...
State Briefs

...half-inch of rain fell by early afternoon and winds gusted to 40 mph, making for miserable working conditions. Local utility workers and crews brought in to assist them restored power to about 200 more homes as of 3 p.m. Tuesday. But another...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...would employ about 40 workers, also would generate excess power that could be used at the veneer mill or sold to the local utility. The Juneau-based Southeast Alaska Conservation Council called the plan risky. "The economically and ecologically...


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