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Bringing LNG to the CBJ request in part because it's similar to the Interior Energy Project - a $54 million AIDEA investment in natural gas utilities in Fairbanks that passed last year. He also said he supports the project because it will help Juneau residents...
Enstar workers go on strike

...Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 367 that represents the Enstar employees. The union and the natural gas utility have not been able to settle differences over retirement benefits, and Enstar has not negotiated fairly, the union...
Alaskans should invest in energy like Warren Buffett

...compared to the long-term savings it will accrue.While Southcentral Alaska has been blessed with affordable natural gas, utilities are now struggling to sign gas supply contracts for the near future. Meanwhile, the cost of energy in rural Alaska...
Juneau Empire Story Archive gain from the Olympics. For instance, two trustees are top executives at the state's largest electric and natural gas utilities. Another is chief executive of the largest bank. Holding will not comment about his role on the board while four...
Texas firm agrees to buy Enstar

...Michigan-based Semco Energy Inc. Sound off on the important issues at Enstar is Southcentral Alaska's major natural gas utility. The proposed $867 million deal was announced Friday. The deal must be approved by the Regulatory Commission...
Enstar projects natural gas rate drop

ANCHORAGE - Southcentral Alaska's largest natural gas utility said it will lower rates in January. The percentage drop for Enstar Natural Gas Co. rates could be "double-digit," said...
Alaska editorial: Creating utility could end our natural gas gridlock

...It's a combination of supply, distribution, economics and politics.A plan is now in the works to create a local natural gas utility board that could be a means for ending the logjam and deal with all four of those challenges.The community is...
Alaska editorial: Urgent Energy: Rush of gas plans is good to see

...clearer focus.The idea is for the cities of Fairbanks and North Pole to transfer the power to create an area-wide natural gas utility to the borough, which could create one by ordinance.The resulting utility board would, in the words of the city...
High court rules in Ben Stevens' favor

...than $70,000 in deferred compensation he received as a director of Semco Energy, parent company of Anchorage natural gas utility Enstar. Rindner wrote that the laws that would have compelled Stevens to report the income were not in place at...
Enstar rates to fall 16% in January

ANCHORAGE - Customers of Southcentral Alaska's largest natural gas utility will see their monthly bills go down starting in January. Enstar Natural Gas Co. on Monday announced a 16 percent decrease in...


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