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.
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The Chugach Electric Association board of directors appointed fifteen community members to serve on a Member Advisory Council.
Beyond 5G wireless in Prudhoe Bay, GCI envisions a telecommunications backbone to new renewable energy industries in Alaska.
Chugach Electric expects a proposed 4.1% rate increase would be a wash for customers, with a net decrease in reducing utility bills thanks to lower costs for natural gas.
GCI’s next 5G wireless network will be for the state’s richest industrial zone. Prudhoe Bay is scheduled to get 5G service in 2022.
Chugach Electric Association is partnering with JK Executive Strategies to find a replacement for CEO Lee Thibert, who is retiring at the end of April 2022.
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For more than forty-eight years, Junior Achievement (JA) has made it possible for hundreds of thousands of K-12 students in Alaska to have the JA experience. The formula is simple: we equip volunteers from the business community with our award-winning curriculum and send them into classrooms to teach students about money, careers, and business—and it works.