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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-03/oil-and-gas-turn-their-backs-coal-clima
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-03/plans-suspended-double-wind-turbines-fi
State
New energy study shows local, state usage trends

...report 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-23/new-energy-study-shows-local-state-usag
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/commission-alaska-needs-power-improveme
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-11/my-turn-trading-salmon-kilowatts-bad-
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-19/candidates-weigh-minimum-wage-hike
State
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.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-22/alaska-editorial-swan-lake-project
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-06/alaska-editorial-cheap-plentiful-coal
Opinion
My Turn: I love my Ford F250 4x4

...called and talked with them, one of the things I asked was what they were going to do with all the possible extra power generation? They said they were planning for the future and the possibility of electric cars becoming mainstream in places...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-29/i-love-my-ford-f250-4x4
Opinion
Fairbanks man pursues nuclear power module

...transportation commissioner, hopes to build a small nuclear power generation facility in Ester, located south of Fairbanks...produce troublesome radioactive waste. Hyperion Power Generation, the company Reeves hopes to work with, reports...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061609/sta_451477717.shtml

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