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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...
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...
My Turn: Trading salmon for kilowatts is bad energy policy for alaskans

...Energy Authority's Executive Director Sarah Fisher-Goad with great interest. I'm glad to see the most expensive power generation project in Alaska's history getting attention in Juneau. While some see this as a Railbelt issue, I see it as...
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.
My Turn: Sea otters and shellfish

...sea otters. It has to do with CO2 and the fact that about 25 percent of CO2, which comes mostly from coal-fired power generation and fossil fueled powered vehicles, gets absorbed by the ocean, resulting in an increase in ocean acidity. This...
Hydro project planners submit environmental plans

...said, and when a major pipeline or other gas transmission system inevitably is built and used to deliver gas for power generation, the need for the dam will disappear."It would be superfluous and completely unnecessary," he said.Ford said...
Alaska energy overview

...and sewer, incinerators, heat and light. PCE is a core element underlying the financial viability of centralized power generation in rural communities."? Contact reporter Russell Stigall at 523-2276 or at russell.stigall@juneauempire...
SE lawmakers receptive to Murkowski

...are preparing a bill that would require the federal government to share 27.5 percent of revenues from offshore power generation - including offshore wind farms and other "clean energy" applications as well as offshore oil and gas drilling...
Cheryl Jebe

...Creek and Salmon Creek Dam reservoir in conjunction with the Alaska Electric Light and Power Company's Salmon Creek power generation plant. When both sources are available, residents north of Hospital Drive are served by water from Salmon Creek...


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