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Energy & Utilities

Sen. Murkowski Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Improve BLM Energy Permit Reviews

AIDEA Board Meeting, Thu. September 25, 2014

Alaska Power Association Honors Alaskans for work with Electric Utility Industry

Murkowski: GAO Findings Reinforce Reliability Concerns

Sens. Murkowski, Scott to Unveil White Paper on Energy Insecurity in America at National Press Club Event

Governor Parnell Welcomes Positive News on Alaska Job Growth

Energy Department Announces $8 Million to Improve Resiliency of the Grid

TDX Power Receives Department of Energy Grid Resiliency Award

USDA Announces Loan Guarantee to Help Innovative Company Turn Waste Into Renewable Jet Fuel

Lowering the Cost of Rural Energy

Lowering the Cost of Rural Energy

Rural Alaskans pay the highest energy costs in the nation. And they often have to pay those costs with cash income far below the national and state averages. In her introduction to a 2012 Commonwealth North energy sustainability report, President and CEO Meera Kohler stated, “The poorest Alaska households pay up to 47 percent of their income on energy, more than five times their urban neighbors.” That can translate to diesel fuel at $10 per gallon and electrical rates of $1 per kilowatt hour.

Tanacross, Inc., Native Village of Tanacross, and Alaska Power & Telephone Sign MOU for Development of the Yerrick Creek Hydropower Project

ML&P’s New Plant Under Construction

ML&P’s New Plant Under Construction

Five years ago, Municipal Light and Power (ML&P) began the process of considering, evaluating, and deciding whether or not they should build a new power plant.

JAL, Mitsubishi, Sumitomo to Speak: Japan Business Update & Outlook

MEA Approves Fourth Quarter 2014 Rate Increase and Considers Future Projections

Secretary Moniz Announces Travel to Alaska and other states to Discuss Energy Opportunities