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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Bills to advance Watana dam should be passed

...hydro-electric project through the FERC permitting process. In a world of never ending increases in carbon based energy prices, Watana would represent a permanent fund of energy cost savings for Alaskans for decades to come. Continuing what...
What others say: Energy policy impacts global relations

...exporting countries will prosper and energy prices will be higher. But if China...oil, Manzella said, "global energy prices may remain relatively low or not...loses leverage because of lower energy prices - and/or if U.S. exports...
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...average Alaska mining wage was $70,750 per year. In 2013 it was $100,000 per year, Crockett said.Fuel and other energy prices are high. Fort Knox spent about $4 million per month to purchase electricity from Golden Valley Electric Association...


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