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Transitional Leadership at Chugach Electric Association September 2016

Transitional Leadership at Chugach Electric Association

In mid-July, the state’s largest electric cooperative, Chugach Electric Association, Inc., quietly handed off the leadership reins of the company from Brad Evans, who has led the cooperative since 2007, to Lee Thibert, who has held various roles at Chugach Electric for nearly thirty years.

The Growth of Renewable Energy in Alaska August 2016

The Growth of Renewable Energy in Alaska

Wind. Water. Geothermal. Air. Seawater. The sources of energy for Alaska communities seem to be growing each year. In some ways, Alaska has become a testing ground for new renewable energy projects.

June 2016
Vitus Energy October 2015

Vitus Energy

While the experience leading Vitus Energy stems from men working in Western Alaska since roughly the turn of the century, the company as currently structured was founded in 2009 and began operations in 2011.

October 2015

Rural Energy Solutions

Energy underpins the health, economic vitality, and overall sustainability of communities and has been identified as a focus area and priority during the US leadership of the Arctic Council.

Alaska Microgrid Technologies: Micro-Industry or Big Business? August 2015

Alaska Microgrid Technologies: Micro-Industry or Big Business?

One of the most pressing (and frequently noted) challenges in Alaska is the cost of energy (both heat and power) in isolated, rural communities. Many are faced with inefficient energy systems that come at a considerable cost not only to community residents but to the state as a whole.

March 2015

Why Alaska Holds the Key to Continuing America’s Energy Revolution

About a decade ago, the United States faced what seemed to be a dismal, almost frighteningly bleak energy future. We were on the verge of a large—and seemingly unsurmountable—energy shortage.

February 2015

Shining Light on Alaska’s Solar Energy Future

What is 4.6 billion years old, 864,938 miles in diameter, 10,000 Degrees Fahrenheit in its photosphere and 92,960,000 miles from the Earth?

January 2015

The Alaska Economy

The past thirty years witnessed Alaska’s economic growth through climbing and falling oil prices, growing pains of Alaska Native corporation prosperity, and a position in global logistics eyed by not only businesses but also the US military.

December 2014