When Alex Papasavas started her restaurant, Turkey Red, in Palmer a decade ago, her goal was to locally-source as much meat and produce as she could.
For many Alaskans it’s still necessary to use fuel tanks to heat their homes as well as to provide fuel for commercial businesses and government facilities. And while these tanks are vital to the state’s well-being, they are often out of sight and out of mind—which means that no one pays much attention to them until there’s a problem.
Renewable energy projects, especially solar, operate at scales of much larger magnitude in the Lower 48 than in Alaska. But size isn’t everything, and there has been a strong uptick in the development of renewable energy projects in the Alaska since 2008.
Alaska’s climate, specifically the long harsh winter months, isn’t ideal for mixing cement or concrete.
The gasline is a vital component of Alaska’s future and has the ability to transform our economy.
I’ve had the distinct pleasure of interviewing many professionals that build and design Alaska’s infrastructure, and in those meetings I’ve learned two interesting facts…