The U.S. Department of Energy chose 11 communities nationwide to receive federal assistance for renewable energy projects. Five of them are in Alaska
In a quest for cheaper energy, Kake turns to biomass heating
If Kake’s system becomes a reality, it could heat the school, senior center and other public buildings while saving the community nearly $100,000 a year.
Alaska ferry officials consider fuel alternatives
Alaska officials have no plans to convert state ferries to electrical power. But they’re installing engines that could use natural gas as well as diesel.
In rural Alaska, looking inside the home to reduce energy costs
A batch of new energy assessors, who live in Southeast villages, are being trained to spot areas that could be more efficient.
Thousands of dollars granted for Southeast energy audits
When you hear the word “audit,” good things may not come to mind. But an energy audit could help rural businesses save.