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Smart grid demystified?

...to hear about. This new meter provides signals to home energy management systems, allows us to understand how we use electricity and helps us make decisions based on price, convenience or other factors. But a lot of smart grid technologies are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102110/opi_723849145.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The 120-year-old projector, a precursor to modern motion picture and slide projectors, has been converted to use electricity. It originally produced bright light by burning lime at temperatures topping 2,000 degrees centigrade. ``It...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010799/Ent_lantern.shtml
Measure would stop annual 'spring forward'

...California Energy Commission on its Web. But Lancaster believes that the time change is unrealistic for a society that uses electricity 24 hours a day. "It doesn't do what it was designed to do back in the 1700s," Lancaster said. "Our whole...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040102/sta_daylight.shtml
News
New source of power

...to use up the hard-won surplus. "We'd prefer that people don't use electric heat; there's better ways to use electricity," he said. When Juneau begins running out of power again, interruptible customers such as the mine and cruise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090709/loc_490253438.shtml
Magical projections into the past

...The 120-year-old projector, a precursor to modern motion picture and slide projectors, has been converted to use electricity. It originally produced bright light by burning lime at temperatures topping 2,000 degrees centigrade. ``It...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010799/Ent_lantern.html
Entertainment
Princess testing electric hookup

...staff. Normally that means keeping one diesel engine running, plus an oil-fired steam boiler. And these ships do use electricity - in one day in port about what 3,000 houses would use. On Tuesday, a lounge on the Dawn Princess glittered with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071101/Loc_PrincessElectric.shtml
Local
City hopes to turn rain into energy

...said. Higher costs for heating fuel are pinching several city institutions, including the school district, which uses electricity and oil for heating, said Craig Duncan, the city's director of finance. "We know when the cost of fuel goes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022607/loc_20070226011.shtml
News
My turn: Thanks to AEL&P for service

...of many who never considered themselves as such. After the line is repaired, I hope that people will continue to use electricity judiciously. It would lessen oil consumption, reduce air pollution and lower their electric bills. In closing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053008/opi_284528974.shtml
Cooperative Extension Service offers energy saving advice

...many appliances continue to draw power even when switched off. These "phantom loads" occur in most appliances that use electricity, such as TVs, VCR/DVDs, computers, kitchen appliances, and anything with a clock. The energy use of electronic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042308/nei_271343928.shtml
Senate agrees to take energy relief statewide

...utilities already have some of the lowest power costs in the state, and about a fifth of the homes in Sitka and Juneau use electricity as their primary heating source. Sen. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, voted against the bill. He said the subsidy would...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080508/sta_313830105.shtml
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