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My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast

...held in shabby storage tanks at the devastated reactor complex.Officials from Fukushima's owners, the Tokyo Electric Power Co., have said leaks from Fukushima disaster with "at least" two trillion Becquerels of radioactivity entered the Pacific...
AEL&P to test emergency sirens today

Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. will test the Salmon Creek emergency evacuation sirens today at 10 a.m. These periodic tests allow AEL&P technicians to...
My Turn: Smaller PFD check is a nudge in the right direction

...time period. That's when avalanches twice took out the Snettisham power lines. Both times Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. had to turn on their backup diesel generators for extended periods. The first occurred in late April when oil was...
UAS to graduate 603 students

...has dedicated his time to numerous boards. He may be best known, however, for 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...
Power outage in downtown, Douglas

...The outage lasted about 30 minutes and power was back in by 6:24 p.m.A spokeswoman for Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. confirmed that Line 2, which runs from Thane to downtown Juneau was down. The line also impacted parts of West Juneau...
Fire marshal: Douglas home a total loss of Douglas around 7:45 p.m. so firefighters could battle the blaze. An official with Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. expected it to be back on by 9:30 p.m.? News Editor James Brooks contributed to this report. Contact reporter...
Switch to diesel will only cost you 'fractions of a cent'

Alaska Electric Light & Power Co. customers will only see 'fractions of a cent' in added cost to their monthly electric bill as a result of Friday morning's...
Empire editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down this week.Thumbs up to the new avalanche rescue equipment purchased by Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. The gear, which is being stored at Coastal Helicopters for use by any rescue team, allows helicopter-bound search...
Snow causes downed trees, outages across town

...from the Mendenhall Valley northward were affected by 10 different power outages Wednesday.Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. spokeswoman Debbie Driscoll said customers past Cohen Drive were without power for about 11 hours. AEL&P began responding...
River turbine to be tested at rural Alaska village

...clean power alternative to diesel in Alaska villages has unveiled a prototype due to be tested in July.Ocean Renewable Power Co., based in Portland, Maine, showed off its RivGen Power System on Wednesday in Anchorage. The device built with backing...


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