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UN agency: Iran's role in nuclear probe meets standards

...program has a secret military dimension. Iran insists the program is entirely devoted to peaceful purposes like power generation and cancer treatment.Under the July agreement, Iran would curb its nuclear activities and submit to new inspections...
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Fish Factor: Rain-powered boats

...two core technologies: a Power Dense Motor and Universal Modular Inverter Controller, for use in both stationary power generation and propulsion applications. The project team has filed for several patents and is in discussion with potential...
My Turn: Waste: An entitlement of the wealthy

The Environmental Protection Agency's final rule to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electric power generation was good news for Alaska. We've been given breathing room before we'll have to meet any new standards. But to take that as...
Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears

...set to be adopted in Paris in December.As they see it, their part includes gobbling up coal's market share in power generation. Natural gas plants - many oil companies also produce gas - release about half the CO2 emissions of coal-fired...
New energy study shows local, state usage trends released Monday by the Alaska Energy Authority found hydrocarbons providing most of the state's electric power generation, with natural gas providing the biggest share at 61 percent, oil at 16 percent and coal at 6 percent. In some...
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...power from Phase 2 of the project for 6.2 cents a kilowatt-hour, slightly higher than the cost of gas-fired power generation but less than the project's 9.7-cent rate for Phase 1.But utilities say that 6.2 cents comes with added...
Commission: Alaska needs power improvements

...Bob Pickett told a legislative energy roundtable Sept. 5 that utilities have invested about $1.2 billion in new power generation infrastructure in recent years. However, the state still needs roughly $900 million in upgrades to its transmission...
Candidates weigh in on minimum wage hike

...access to ANWR (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge), access to timber and Tongass lands that can support new power generation held up by the roadless rule, and access in NPR-A (National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska). Under the Obama Administration...
Alaska Editorial: Swan Lake project

...there never is enough. With the increase in electrically powered technology at both homes and businesses, and diversions from fuel to electrical energy, this part of the state once again needs to increase its clean power generation.
Alaska Editorial: Cheap, plentiful coal will power the Interior for decades to come

...coal's affordability. When errant squirrels in power generation equipment force the university to switch over to...options, as happens occasionally, UAF's cost of power generation multiplies by a factor of six. The university rightly...


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