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Report recommends realignment of Railbelt utilities

...the utilities can get Bradley power but they don't always have access to it at the optimum time of the day," AEA Energy Policy Director Gene Therriault said during a presentation at the authority's June 25 board of directors meeting.Not being...
Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA

...power higher in Alaska where that option doesn't exist.Murkowski vowed to move the country's first wholesale energy policy legislation since 2007, as chair of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee."2007 is a long time to stay still...

...accused fossil fuel interests and other critics of his energy policies of trying to restrict consumers from accessing the state level and elsewhere to undercut clean energy policies with arguments that the matter should be left to the...
Midwest utlity offers proposal to shore up Railbelt grid

...operator, or a USO. It would be made up of a board of industry experts.As Mogensen described: The Legislature sets energy policy and the RCA implements that policy. The function of the USO is to have independent system control that makes the most...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now have good information to make these decisions," says Jason Bordoff, director of Columbia University's Global Energy Policy. "We need to make sure we're doing this in the right way."
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

...that we now have a unique opportunity to revisit our energy policies. Congress has not passed comprehensive energy legislation...the intervening years. It's time to reimagine our energy policies and ensure that Alaska once again has a prominent...
Sullivan sworn in as new U.S. senator

...Coast - would be good for the country and for jobs and show that the U.S. is willing to move forward on a broader energy policy.President Barack Obama has said the project would benefit Canadian oil companies but would not be a huge benefit...
What others say: U.S. needs more than solar panels

...presidential policy than as a real contribution to the nation's energy efficiency.America needs a broader, more inclusive energy policy, but it's never going to get one as long as political leaders hold to hard-line policy."The president can't...
What others say: Energy policy impacts global relations

The net U.S. energy import ratio (imports minus exports) was 30 percent at its peak just nine years ago. In 2012, the figure was 16 percent; by 2040 it could be as low as 4 percent.
Senate candidates weigh in on minimum wage

...wages in America begins with empowering small business owners, lowering taxes, cutting red tape and seizing upon an energy policy that promotes Alaskan resource development, not undermine it." -Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell: "As Senator, I would...


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