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My Turn: Alaskan energy efficiency an opportunity

...established under new Environmental Protection Agency regulations. The EPA-proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for existing power plants establish a unique 2030 target emissions rate for each state based on "EPA projections of how each state could leverage...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-03/my-turn-alaskan-energy-efficiency-opp
Opinion
State to send generator to village without power for nearly a week

...community of nearly 400 has been without electricity since a power-plant failure last Friday. Replacement parts have been ordered...used until more permanent repairs can be made at the power plant, he said.The outage has not affected classes at the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/state-send-generator-village-without-po
State
My Turn: Parnell has a proven track record on education

...our state's largest city.UAF received $108 million for a life sciences building, $232 million for a heat and power plant, $77 million for an engineering building, $5 million for unmanned aerial systems, $2.5 million for the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-07/my-turn-parnell-has-proven-track-reco
Opinion
Commission: Alaska needs power improvements

...increased bills to finance new power plants, there is little the RCA can do...latest round of natural gas-fired power plants are often more than 30 percent...ultimately eliminate coal-fired power plants has created a cap and trade system...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/commission-alaska-needs-power-improveme
State
Switch to diesel will only cost you 'fractions of a cent'

...Driscoll said.AEL&P initially thought the outage was caused by a turbine failure at the Snettisham hydroelectric power plant, which is located about 28 miles south of Juneau. Further investigation revealed it was actually a fault on a transmission...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/switch-diesel-will-only-cost-you-fracti
Local
Avista, AEL&P seal the deal

...she said.Some of the innovative measures she referred to included AEL&P's construction of hydro-electric power plants, lake taps, avalanche diversion structures and the use of a Daisy Bell, which is a portable device used to remotely...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-02/avista-aelp-seal-deal
Local
Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

JUNEAU - The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/report-more-acidic-seawater-poses-risks
State
Study says shellfish could be doomed

JUNEAU - The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-30/study-says-shellfish-could-be-doomed
State
Power being restored after area-wide outage

...of the outage is unknown at this time. Driscoll said there appears to be a problem at the Snettisham hydroelectric power plant, which is located about 28 miles south of Juneau. AEL&P is investigating, she said.? Contact reporter Emily...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/power-being-restored-after-area-wide-ou
Local
Death Notice: Harold McKinely Sr.

Harold McKinley Sr. passed away Aug. 29, 2014. He was 80.Harold worked many years as the Hoonah power plant mechanic, and the electrician during the building of many Hoonah homes under Tlingit & Haida Housing. He traveled all over Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-09-04/death-notice-harold-mckinely-sr
Death Notices

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