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AEL&P to offer experimental discounts to electric car users

There may not be any all-electric cars in Juneau yet, but the city's electric utility wants to be ready for them if they come. "Juneau is an ideal location for an electric vehicle," said Gayle Wood, spokesperson for...
State Briefs

...1980, protects 3,000 islands, including most of the Aleutian Islands and the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea. Utility wants cost of additive added to bills FAIRBANKS - Golden Valley Electric Association wants its customers to pay for an additive...
Outside column: Is solar power dead in the water?

...electricity. But so far, it's not commercially feasible. The power is costly and there's no juice at night, but utilities want cheap power 24/7. On the plus side, photovoltaic solar uses almost no water. In contrast, most large solar power...
No public utility regulation for you!

...until it is completely phased out. With no regulatory oversight, consumers would lose a level of protection. Most utilities want and support the RCA because the agency's mission is to ensure a level playing field and an avenue for consumers...
Utilities want rural power subsidy to be run more tightly

ANCHORAGE - A statewide group of utilities wants state regulators to take a hard look at an electric-power subsidy for rural Alaskans and the rural power producers that receive...
Anchorage utility petitions to block natural gas exports

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage utility wants a federal appeals court to block exports of Cook Inlet natural gas to Asia. Chugach Electric Association generates much of the...


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