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Electric vehicle owners power up at Eagle Beach

Electric vehicle owners power up at Eagle BeachLocal businesses and nonprofits raised $50,000 to install a network of electric vehicle charging stations on the Juneau road system

Shell sketches plans for Arctic drilling in 2015

Shell sketches plans for Arctic drilling in 2015Shell filed a new plan to explore the Chukchi Sea with federal regulators in Anchorage.

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projects

U.S. Dept. of Energy hopes to assist rural communities with renewable projectsEnergy costs are rising and state and federal budgets are overstretched, putting pressure on communities in rural Alaska to meet their long-term energy needs.

Update: Power outage caused by Snettisham line fault

Update: Power outage caused by Snettisham line faultAlaska Electric Light & Power reports all customers were back on hydroelectric generation by early afternoon

Touring by Tesla

Touring by TeslaGuy Hall is an electric car evangelist. He drove from the California-Mexico border to Fairbanks in a Tesla Model S to spread the word.

In tight race, oil tax referendum behind

In tight race, oil tax referendum behindWith some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell’s signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exports

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exportsSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz says the No. 1 way his department can help spur natural gas exports on the North Slope is by staying out of the way.

EPA gets earful on Pebble Mine

EPA gets earful on Pebble MineFive hours of public testimony in Anchorage saw 100 people signed up to speak on the proposed limits to the Pebble Mine project.

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projects

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projectsA dam failure at a British Columbia mine shows what could happen at proposed near-border mines. But some tribal governments strongly support development.

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’

Early tests show B.C. tailings spill water ‘safe’British Columbia’s Environment Ministry says water that poured out of a massive mine-tailings pond Aug. 4 appears to be safe.