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HEA hosts Family Energy & Conservation Fair

...Association (HEA) members were given an opportunity in Kenai and Homer last week to learn about the latest advances in energy technology and conservation at HEA's fourth annual Energy & Conservation Fair. The purpose of the fair according to Joe Gallagher...
Eric Treider: Alaskans yearn for something different

...resource extraction.Recently, Senator Micciche and I discussed building a new Alaskan industry around renewable energy technology - proactively investing some of our poorly-performing Permanent Fund bond investments in employee-owned ventures...
Treider: A different vision of Alaska's future ten or even twenty years. A vision of our state as an innovation and manufacturing powerhouse for renewable energy technology. This vision is the convergence of our desperate need for renewable energy coupled with our abundance of tidal power...
Ionia revisits wood as fuel

...step back, revisiting the use of wood for heat and hot water. In actuality, it is the advances in wood-fired energy technology, not a pining for the "good ole days" that has moved the Ionia village of about 10 families to install two Garn...
Sen. Lieberman to visit Alaska to learn about climate change

...would require development of a national climate change strategy and would authorize new funding for development of energy technology intended to reduce the effects of global climate change.
Going heavy: Oil type could be king in future

...topics on which they'll be getting briefings is heavy oil's potential. The Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory released a report analyzing the North Slope's energy potential late last year that estimated the North...
Coal-to-liquid project pitched

...Alaska," he said. There are two possibilities for state funding in the works. Accelergy applied for an emerging energy technology grant from the Alaska Energy Authority that would provide the state's contribution. McClellan said the authority...
Renewables instead of coal

...HEA should be a leader in creating flat-cost electricity from renewable power and helping to drive the clean energy technology and sustainable jobs that are the future of Alaska. Buying coal at ever increasing prices makes no sense when compared...
Inside track: Legislators focus on energy, education, tax laws energy "omnibus" bill, that includes new energy conservation, low-income heating assistance, emerging energy technology initiatives and a state energy policy statement, is in the Senate Finance Committee. The House Energy Committee...


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