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Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...transition the Tongass Management Plan to one more focused on fishing and renewable energy. "We have every renewable energy resource in Southeast Alaska," Hardcastle said. "We're not looking to export as much as apply the technology to...
Commentary: In Juneau, electricity comes cheap

...Dorothy Hydroelectric Project - requiring an enormously complicated lake tap - means Juneau uses 100 percent renewable energy resources. Yet somehow AEL&P managed to make these investments while keeping the costs low for us.What is the price...
Troll: The other energy news is tremendously upbeat

...with fossil fuels, the path for Alaska remaining an "energy state" lays in the wealth of our world class renewable energy resources. Although the Legislature has established a renewable energy and emerging technology fund, there is much more...
Senator blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...development to occur, the senator said.Restrictions on roads in Tongass National Forest are choking the last of southeast Alaska's timber industry and limiting the ability to build out renewable energy resources, Murkowski added.
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Outside editorial: Another misstep in energy policy

...ahead on building nuclear plants, redesigning federal energy subsidies to reward innovation, encouraging more renewable energy resources, such as sun and wind, levying meaningful carbon emission caps and, yes, finding practical ways to safely...
Smart grid demystified?

...overloaded so that they can adjust; when a weather event might cause outages; and when it is most opportune to use renewable energy resources. The electric grid is an enormously complex, aging and increasingly over-extended system. Smart grid technologies...
News flash: Oil won't last forever

If only Sen. Stevens had worked as tirelessly to develop renewable energy resources as he has to drill the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska could be an energy state forever. Unfortunately, his single-minded...
My turn: Region on track for a greener, cleaner future technologies - such as tidal, geothermal, and biomass - into use. Southeast Alaska has an abundance of renewable energy resources. Developing, producing and using cutting-edge energy technology could provide sustainable and environmentally-friendly...
Alaskans sound off on offshore drilling

...for the nation that not only addresses the need for more domestic oil and gas production, but also advances renewable energy resources such as hybrid cars. Salazar's visit to Alaska was the third of four regional meetings he has held this month...
Biomass plan a step backwards

...pellet fuel, unnecessarily accelerates climate change and ocean acidification. Southeast has vast untapped renewable energy resources that release no carbon emissions at all. Our greatest failure will be measured by not harnessing their power...


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