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As state tightens belt, Community Revenue Sharing program may dry up

...Small Alaskan communities are impacted heavily by high energy prices and fuel costs. The Alaska State Legislature has historically...and another $25 million in FY13 to offset higher energy prices. However, without any additional funding, the Department...
Putin is the key to Ukraine success with an IMF loan

...for a big jump in inflation, he said, was mainly the result of one-time currency devaluation and a big boost in energy prices as the government cut back on subsidies for oil and gas.Another big snag that could upend the IMF program - beyond...
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...GVEA vice president of transmission and distribution. "But it just came out too high because of the logistics."Energy prices in Fairbanks are some of the highest on the Railbelt at 20 cents a kilowatt-hour. In comparison, the cost to produce...
Walker addressing Interior energy needs

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker says he's working on a plan to reduce energy prices in interior Alaska. Walker told the Golden Valley Electric Association Saturday says he wants his proposal to be in effect by...
Rich Lowry: The drilling bonanza

...environmental regulations and quixotic campaign against global warming. Environmentalists rue that the decline in energy prices makes alternative energy even more uneconomical. According to the Institute for Energy Research, "Nearly every barrel...
What others say: Governor's plan could deliver short-term energy relief - if it pencils out

...announced to Golden Valley Electric Association leaders last week he has a plan on the way to significantly reduce Interior energy prices - by next winter. The announcement is certainly welcome news, coming not long after the departure of contractor MWH...
What others say: Staying focused on natural gas

...funds is difficult, but things in Alaska are rarely easy.Though we are experiencing a respite from the historic high energy prices of the past several years, we must acknowledge those high costs will return, so we must work swiftly to make sure...
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects a shorter commute to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley a more pressing need than, say, doing something about high energy prices in the Interior and rural communities? Natural gas line projects could provide a big payoff both in revenue, jobs...
DOE authorizes LNG exports to FTA countries

...Alaska's economy and another step forward for a project that will create thousands of Alaska jobs, keep heating and energy prices down, and boost state revenues," Begich said in a formal statement. "Thanks to (Energy) Secretary Moniz for coming...
What others say: Energy and Alaska, by the numbers

...4 percent? Transportation: 31.5 percent? Commercial: 10.7 percent? Residential: 8.4 percentAlaska energy price deviation from national average, in percent, October 2013:- Natural gas, residential: -29.57? Electricity, residential...


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