The final day of Southeast Conference presentations ended Wednesday with a focus on what is not only a regional, but a statewide concern: energy. More specifically, how to get more power at a reasonable cost.
Alaska Energy Authority Executive Director Sarah Fisher-Goad talked Wednesday about energy development projects. She said her office recently received 20 applications from Southeast for renewable energy fund program grants for power projects.
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