One of the highest costs for any business in Alaska is energy. People have found many methods to reduce energy costs including solar arrays, geothermal, wind farms, and other sources of renewable energy. In addition to these sustainable energy options Alaska Business also covers traditional fuel topics such as diesel power and energy efficiency.
Latest Energy News
The Alaska Energy Authority is soliciting grant applications from eligible communities under a new Village Energy Efficiency Program initiative.read more
The United States Green Building Council has awarded Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold rating, making it the second structure in Southeast Alaska to win gold status.read more
CIRI is again partnering with View, a Silicon Valley company that manufactures smart windows.read more
Each winter, Coastal Villages Region Fund supports elders and provides energy assistance to families in its twenty member communities through the longstanding Elder and Heating Oil Programs.read more
Bristol Bay Native Corporation is announced its acquisition of Panhandle Power Solutions, LLC, a construction management and services company based in Destin, Florida, specializing in electrical services, airfield lighting, and general construction.read more
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First Alaskans Institute (FAI), a statewide Alaska Native nonprofit focused on advancing Alaska Natives for the next 10,000 years, is excited to share that Barbara ‘Wáahlaal Gíídaak Blake (Haida/Tlingit/Ahtna Athabascan) has recently been hired as its Alaska Native Policy Center Director.
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Distinguishing Differences in Financial Institutions
There are thousands of financial institutions in Alaska, providing everything from checking and savings accounts to loans and investment solutions. Banks and credit unions are among the most prominent financial services companies serving Alaskans.