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Haines Brewery wins solar grant

...The award was part of $730,021 in grants and a loan guarantee issued Friday to 10 Alaska businesses through the Rural Energy for America Program.The grants are intended to support energy efficiency and renewable energy production across the...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

Energy underpins the health, economic vitality and overall sustainability of communities and has been identified as a focus area and priority during the U.S. leadership of the Arctic Council.
Egan to caucus with minority

...the majority numbers 15."Senator Hoffman's rural representation and depth of experience working on budget and rural energy issues make him a very valuable addition to our group," Meyer said in a news release.Egan said that after the majority picked up...
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Angoon, Mt. Edgecumbe top 2014 Alaska KidWind Challenge

...of them on that journey."Jim Parkin and Matt Hunter, teachers of the winning teams, were invited to attend the Rural Energy Conference in Fairbanks on Sept. 23. All participating students in the 2014 challenge receive certificates recognizing...
Summit looks at rural energy needs

BETHEL - Tribal leaders from Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages gathered in Bethel for a summit to discuss energy needs in that region. KYUK (http://is.
Evening at Egan Friday Fall Lecture Series

...polar exploration.Coen is a PhD student in American history at the University of Washington. Previously he served as Rural Energy Specialist at the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, an applied research institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks...
State briefs

...the energy authority, sold a string of hydroelectric dams to the communities they serve, resurrected the Alaska Seafood International plant by recruiting a New York investor and worked with the Denali Commission to enhance rural energy.
Energy bill misses some opportunities

...of those are helpful, but none are profound. The energy bill authorizes, but does not require, $550 million of rural energy funding over next 10 years through the Denali Commission. It promotes carbon dioxide injection to boost oil production...
Alaska Digest

...Murkowski on Thursday created a new rural energy adviser post and signed over...Venezuelan fuel aid. The state's rural energy aid was approved by the Alaska...adviser would continue the work of a rural energy council that has been in existence...
Officials aim to cut rural fuel prices

...governments. Gov. Frank Murkowski last week created a rural energy adviser post and signed over $183 million that will...appointed former state senator Nels Anderson to the new rural energy adviser position, which he said will ensure Alaska...


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