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Midwest utlity offers proposal to shore up Railbelt grid

...ownership of their own assets," Mogensen said to the House Energy Committee.It's a structure the company is currently implementing...utilities and House Bill 78, currently in the House Energy Committee, would outline more a favorable regulatory framework...
Upsized ASAP may rattle AK LNG Project

...increases for employees, which are mostly provided for in collective bargaining agreements.On legislation, the House Energy Committee passed out House Bill 105, the governor's bill changing a state program of grants and low-interest loans...
Energy efficiency goals too low?

...he said. "Could we be doing more? Are we missing the opportunity to make more money?" Westeinde said. The House Energy Committee invited Westeinde to present his "Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency" talk at a lunch-time learning...
90-day session hastens Legislature's work rate

...are expected to extend into the week of Feb. 22. Work is also underway in the Senate Resources Committee and House Energy Committee on comprehensive energy legislation, mainly a bundling of several proposals made last year, such as to encourage...
Lawmakers examine looming Cook Inlet gas shortage

...gas is really in the basin, how much is immediately producable, and what the resource means for the future. House Energy Committee Co-Chair Rep. Charisse Millett characterized the sentiment Wednesday when she said she doesn't feel like...
LNG imports could have lasting impact on Cook Inlet gas market, price, economist says

...and think through the implications of that for a whole host of different reasons," he said Wednesday to the House Energy committee.Matt Berman, a professor of economics at the University of Anchorage Alaska's Institute of Social and Economic...
Lawmakers press DNR's Sullivan on Cook Inlet production

...over it," Sullivan said Wednesday before the House Energy Committee.DNR has been "very aggressive" in seeking potential...the truth," said Millett, who co-chairs the House Energy committee.Sullivan said all DNR can do is encourage production...
Lawmakers considering dam

...that body. Both bills are sponsored by the governor. Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage, co-chair of the House Energy Committee, said there are some lawmakers questioning just how much new authority they should give the energy authority...
Nuclear power?: State energy expert says questions remain costs, and last session a Johnson aide said Alaskans viewed nuclear power favorably. A Dittman Research survey in 2009 showed Alaskans favored nuclear over oil, coal or tidal power, Jeanne Ostend told the House Energy Committee.
Railbelt utilities inching near consensus on power building plan Jim Strandberg of the Alaska Energy Authority and Rep. Charisse Millet, R-Anchorage, co-chair of the House Energy Committee. "If the state is on the hook for the capital, we don't want to see anyone with the ability to opt out...


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