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Renewable energy heat systems arrive on the Kenai Peninsula

...Seldovia, diesel fuel costs $5.99 per gallon as of August 2014 according to the Alaska Energy Data Gateway and natural gas lines are not coming any time soon. On top of that, natural gas and fuel are likely to get more expensive. Long-term...
What others say: Time to buy out TransCanada

...since lawmakers convened in special session to consider whether to buy out TransCanada, the state's partner in the natural gas line megaproject known as AKLNG.Every day since Saturday has seen at least one hearing on the topic, and most have featured...
Progress made on Card Street fire

...customers in the burnt areas of Kenai Keys and Feuding Lane are without heat or hot water since Enstar shut off its natural gas lines. In response to their questions, Enstar Southern Division Operations Manager Charlie Pierce said the gas line is...
Lawmakers call on Walker to reign in budget

...The legislative leaders asked Walker to preserve essential services and critical statewide projects, including natural gas line projects, while identifying possible reductions in discretionary agency operations.They also called for a review...
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...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 and affordable energy for the state, but low oil prices...
Drilling begins to bring gas pipeline to Funny River

...Manager Charlie Pierce. Once completed, about 700 properties on the south side of the river could potentially receive natural gas line service from ENSTAR. Currently the extension project is being funded through a 2013 capital projects appropriation...
Alaska should have a better approach to industrial development

...meant to "develop a framework for assessing the impact and benefits, especially on communities, of a future Alaska natural gas line," according to the executive order. The state has agreements with the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation...
State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...state's economy as it exists today, and a clear sign that we can't depend on oil forever. Even a full-diameter natural gas line - the great white elephant that state leaders have chased since the trans-Alaska oil pipeline was under construction...
Blumer: LNG project would boost Alaska job market

Alaska's proposed liquefied natural gas line project would add between 9,000 and 15,000 jobs to the state market, said Dianne Blumer, state Department of Labor and Workforce...
Comparing the Senate District O candidates that Homer is suddenly included in his district - still smarting from his attempt to slow the extension of the natural gas line in their direction. Mayor Peter Micciche of Soldotna has the advantage of name recognition. He is the official city...


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