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Researchers test the energy potential of winter sunlight

...started solar panel studies to see if sun power can be used in combination with biomass energy for a reliable renewable energy source. "That was the whole idea," said center president Jack Hebert on the day before winter solstice. "Why not...

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Project creates renewable energy

...unsuitable for manufacturing or is being sent to community landfills, into a value-added product. Ethanol, a renewable energy source, is used as a fuel additive to improve air emissions from automobiles and is an octane booster. The ethanol...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...unsuitable for manufacturing or is being sent to community landfills, into a value-added product. Ethanol, a renewable energy source, is used as a fuel additive to improve air emissions from automobiles and is an octane booster. The ethanol...

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Sealaska switches boiler system to pellet power

...renewable heat source, which will fire up Nov. 8 and be commissioned the following day. Wood pellets are a renewable energy source made from condensed sawdust and wood chips, essentially byproducts of other wood manufacturing products. Sealaska's...

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Take neighborhoods off heating oil

...Improvement District. Homeowners concerned with the rising cost of heating oil would benefit from this clean renewable energy source, and would help offset retrofit costs with lower heating bills. Ground source heat pumps are two- to four-times...

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Utility prepares for geothermal exploration well

...ancient times, although geothermal power is now best known for producing electricity. It is a nonpolluting, renewable energy source, with no carbon emissions. The water is replenished by rainfall and heat is continuously produced inside the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042709/sta_433566920.shtml
Task force digs deep to heat pool

...000-square-foot building and keep pool water warm. It would be the second large building in Juneau to use the renewable energy source. Alaska Electric Power & Light Co. heats its offices in its Lemon Creek building with the technology, AEL...

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Lawmakers divided on alternative energy plan

...he sees one problem with Harris' proposal. "It uses coal. That's not considered by a lot of people as a renewable energy source," he said. Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said lawmakers were "looking seriously" at many energy issues...

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Using forest growth to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide

To prevent timber harvest, Tongass Conservation Society has recently attacked biomass as a renewable energy source, claiming that "science" proves it harmful to carbon dioxide reduction (Nov. 12 Juneau Empire and Dec. 5 Ketchikan Daily...

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