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Bill would help Alaskans with energy costs

...Alaska residents would receive vouchers to help address high energy costs under a bill introduced Friday in the state Senate...state leaders have been looking for ways to address high energy costs, and Alaska is currently pursuing several projects...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-18/bill-would-help-alaskans-with-energy
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LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...wanting to ensure the benefit of a gas line is spread to all Alaskans - including in rural communities suffering from high energy costs. During Friday's Senate Finance Committee hearing, Hoffman said the provision would go a long way toward making...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-15-10
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Parnell says he'll seek re-election as governor

...administration, including the oil tax cut and a plan aimed at bringing natural gas to parts of Interior Alaska suffering from high energy costs. Parnell points, too, to continued efforts to make progress on a major natural gas pipeline project. Parnell...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-04/parnell-says-hell-seek-re-election-a
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House District 30 Q & A

...by unleashing the passion, energy, and innovation that has made Alaska a great state! Seaton: A challenge is high energy costs. I will work to follow the Norway model of a small tanker or trucked LNG serving Seldovia and remote communities...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-08-22/house-district-30-q-a
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Harnessing the wind: Nikiski man installs turbine to combat high energy costs

After seeing his electric bill increase by more than 40 percent over the past year, Frank Sackman decided to take a proactive approach to help offset his rising costs. His solution: install a wind turbine at his home in Nikiski.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072209/new_467704924.shtml
Borough Assembly

...in July of '07, I attended a national conference in Arkansas to learn how communities like ours were coping with high energy costs and the effects of global warming. What I learned was at once sobering and hopeful. All over this country, cities...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092407/oped_3919.shtml
State Education Board approves district spending waivers

...kilowatt hour for electricity at one of its schools, Sheive said, compared with between 5 and 9 cents in Fairbanks. High energy costs are compounded by the poor condition of some schools. Daylight can be seen through cracks in the walls at the Arctic...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/102600/ala_102600ala0030001.shtml
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Nuclear power?: State energy expert says questions remain

...direction at this point." The city of Galena has shown interest in one of the small-scale reactors to cope with its high energy costs, and last session a Johnson aide said Alaskans viewed nuclear power favorably. A Dittman Research survey in 2009...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031611/new_800570378.shtml
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Oil tax talks still on

...issue, with lawmakers needing to consider a more permanent solution to helping school districts meet and address high energy costs. He also expects debate surrounding an explicit ban on text messaging, but he said whenever an issue like that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-16/oil-tax-talks-still-on
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Lawmakers vote to extend session in effort to approve budget, bonds

...spending to preserve the Power Cost Equalization program. Power Cost Equalization uses an endowment to subsidize high energy costs in rural areas. Republicans plan to use $15.7 million from the fund to subsidize high power costs, but Democrats...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051502/ala_051502ala0100001.shtml
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