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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned the Lower 48. That doesn't exist in the Tongass. ... (The ruling) really makes building roads to renewable energy projects, ... transmission lines to lower energy costs, roads to critical mineral mines ... very difficult now...
Report recommends realignment of Railbelt utilities

...leads to what is known as "rate pancaking."Stacking the tariffs has hurt the economic feasibility of some renewable energy projects, including Cook Inlet Region Inc.'s planned expansion of its Fire Island Wind project outside of Anchorage...
Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA

...production from the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.Also, an emphasis on small-scale efficient and renewable energy projects in remote villages across the state emerged as oil prices escalated. While much of that work has been done...
Keeping the lights on

...Bernice Lake Power Plant, purchased from Chugach Electric in 2011. HEA also continues to explore a variety or renewable energy projects around the Kenai Peninsula.The goal of the electric cooperative, which serves the central and southern Peninsula...
Fuel costs drive rate increases at HEA: Time to explore alternatives, says Association's general manager

...providing power to the Railbelt till 2022 at the earliest. I encourage anyone who supports further study of this renewable energy project to contact their legislators and the Governor's office and urge them to allow AEA to begin the licensing process...
Renewables a top issue for HEA candidates

...projects, like solar panels and geothermal at individual homes. Cost is another reason Wiley said he supports renewable energy projects. "Initially they may have a high price," he said, citing the Bradley Lake project as an example of when...
Peninsula projects in budget: Senate's energy package includes funds for infrastructure

...proposed by Kenai Hydro, a subsidiary of HEA. Ocean Renewable Power Company, and Ormat Nevada also each have a renewable energy project on the table. ORPC, a Maine-based entity with Alaska offices, applied for funding for environmental work...
HEA to meet on Wednesday: Association members to vote on 3 board of directors seats

...Plant into a combined cycle unit that will use run off steam to generate electricity - as well as information on renewable energy projects. Gallagher said he expects the business meeting to last about an hour. Non-HEA members may attend the meeting...
HEA rates stable -- for now: Future is unclear, but diversification, conservation part of solution

...produce five megawatts of power. The work is being supplemented by state grant money set aside to study potential renewable energy projects. More information about these projects can be found on the project Web site at Another...
Energy issues to dominate 2010 legislative session badly needed new power generation facilities and will consider $25 million in additional funding for renewable energy projects, mainly in rural communities. Investments in renewable energy over the last two years have totaled $125 million...


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