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My Turn: Collaborating for economic development, community health

...Initiative, Forest Service staff are committed participants in the Visitor Products, Research and Development, and Renewable Energy cluster working groups. The agency also has supported the success of the Ocean Products and Mining Services and Supply...
Innovation Summit opens today

...Iceland to learn about the country's innovations with seafood byproducts and forward movement has been made on renewable energy projects, including the installation of more electric vehicle charging stations. For the 2015 summit and those...
Electrifying eco-tourism

...hoping they will support an initiative that would use renewable energy from Juneau's hydropower grid and cut down on carbon...working with Juneau Economic Development Council's Renewable Energy Working Group, part of the organization's cluster...
My Turn: No more

...America's economic development and helped reduce our nation's dependence on foreign oil. As America looks toward renewable energy, Alaska is also working to develop its alternative energy sources, such as wind and geothermal. But America still...
MIT economist: Kick the oil habit

...together competing businesses within industry clusters. JEDC facilitates working groups for ocean products, arts, renewable energy and more."Coordinated actions can raise the quality of the whole system," Stern said.Working groups can hold...
Summit brings global minds

...Iceland to learn about the country's innovations with seafood byproducts and forward movement has been made on renewable energy projects like installing more electric vehicle charging stations.For the 2015 summit and those in the past, JEDC...
Avista promotes renewable energy

...Utilities President Dennis Vermillion, said when the technology is ready, it could be a major turning point for renewable energy."Storage is the holy grail of our industry," Vermillion said.Vanadium redox flow batteries are non-Lithium...
My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...properly designed carbon tax creates more jobs, not fewer. A properly designed carbon tax is one that invests in renewable energy and provides a middle class-tax break.The Unity Team of Bill Walker and Bryon Mallott just posted its climate...
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...economic development actions to stabilize communities in Southeast Alaska by providing jobs around forest restoration, renewable energy, tourism and recreation, subsistence, fisheries and mariculture," a 2010 news release from the service stated...
My Turn: New CO2 rule should be applied to oil, gas industries

...expanded to include the oil and gas power sector, which in Alaska is the single largest emission source. Alaska's Renewable Energy Fund has been helpful, but absent emissions regulation or a carbon tax, it will clearly not be enough to substantially...


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