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South getting first big wind farm soon

...something the South has never seen: a commercial-scale wind energy farm.The $600 million project by Spanish developer...Arkansas to Florida, according to data from the American Wind Energy Association, an industry trade group.But taller towers...
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Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...of Energy has rated it and thulium as the elements in shortest supply in the nation. It is used in the creation of wind energy projects as well as in defense technology.The Defense Department requires dysprosium to make magnets to be used in...
March 13 Fireside Lecture to focus on bats

...bats difficult to count and assess their overall population health. Other threats affect bats, however, including wind energy development, timber harvest and pesticides.New bat studies in Alaska, the Lower 48 and Canada are using Citizen...
Climate change coming ... to glacier center

...wants to ditch the oil and unplug from the power grid by looking to alternative energy sources."Collect solar and wind energy and make this place zero net energy, so we produce more than we use," he said.And it's no secret the toilets...
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...It must be clean, so as to fight climate change.Wind energy is promising, but it is too erratic to use on a large...high-voltage power lines strung across the country.Wind energy is a fine way to make electricity, but it cannot be...
In Kake, sun provides light at the end of the tunnel

...any other rural Alaska community. What makes Kake special is the way it's approaching the topic.After exploring wind energy options in partnership with the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council in 2010, the Organized Village of Kake and five...
Study: Wind farms killed 67 eagles in 5 years

WASHINGTON - Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67...attributed to the nation's growing wind energy industry, which has been a pillar...finding."A trade group, the American Wind Energy Association, said in a statement that...
Green, Libertarian candidates challenge Young

...In Alaska, he said sustainability could mean a serious approach to harnessing the wind. "There's 10 times more wind energy out on the coast of Alaska than what's going down the pipeline," he said. DeForest, who campaigned on a bicycle...
Villages turning to wind energy

...federal funding. The expansion of wind energy in Alaska is part of a national...The roughly 2,500 megawatts of wind energy installed across the nation in...spokeswoman for the American Wind Energy Association, an industry advocacy...
Company wants to test wind turbines at Hatcher Pass

...corporation, and its partner, enXco, a California wind energy company, are working on several other wind projects...Anchorage. The two companies, working under the name Wind Energy Alaska, are seeking a state permit to put up two 198-foot...


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