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Local governments can't wait on climate change in most borough facilities to save electrical energy costs and converted many of its large public buildings from fuel oil to clean-burning natural gas. With natural gas, communities in Interior Alaska are committed to improving the air...
Report recommends realignment of Railbelt utilities

...east of Homer near the end of Kachemak Bay, helps lower rates for Golden Valley ratepayers by offsetting high-cost fuel oil generation."Right now the utilities can get Bradley power but they don't always have access to it at the optimum...
An Outdoor View: Shooting around the house

...we choose to live on the fringes of civilization, we pay a high price. Some of us have to heat our homes with wood, fuel oil or electricity. We have to drive more miles than city folks do, so we pay more for gas, we wear out our vehicles faster...
Pioneer Potluck: About... New Years Eve

...frozen socks on their hands to exchange for a dry warm pair of mittens or socks hanging on a wire behind by the blazing fuel oil stove. Boots kicked off and new warm socks replacing the snow packed stiff socks - warming up the toes, so they could...
Voices of Alaska: Details crucial in natural gas development plan

...resources. We want affordable natural gas to flow to our communities that still suffer under the fluctuating prices of fuel oil. And we want a project that includes the necessary elements - including participation of the North Slope producers and...
Upsized ASAP may rattle AK LNG Project

...small hydro, to regulated utilities.The measure would require utilities to pay for their avoided costs, such as using fuel oil, when wind or hydro is purchased, on the basis on the incremental high cost, such as if an oil-fired unit could be...
Group wants to export crude oil using Skagway's port instead plans to truck oil to Skagway, then send it south on barges that already haul refined fuel - gasoline, fuel oil and diesel - north. According to a letter emailed to Skagway borough officials, Northern Cross anticipates shipping...
Study says Cook Inlet's oil, gas industry worth $4.7 billion to state

...million per year compared with what would have been spent had fuel oil, the most practical alternative, been used. The economic...infrastructure is built around natural gas, and reconverting to fuel oil would be hugely expensive. New gas production by companies...
Forward-thinking on LNG paying off for Talkeetna Lodge

...heating infrastructure at a time when fuel oil was relatively inexpensive. proposition when compared to fuel oil."The rationale (for using closed during winter. Burning fuel oil while customers are absent would be...
Hot idea

...big on energy costs - up to $15,000 per month in the winter - through the system that will also reduce the amount of fuel oil the center used to burn, further reducing its carbon footprint. Officials also hope the system will be a blueprint for...


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