Home heaters that store renewable electricity could substantially reduce the amount of fuel oil burned in Arctic communities. Researchers from UAF want to find out how much.
Igiugig, McGrath, Nikolski, and St. George are among a dozen US communities chosen for the next round of a federal resilience project.
Using shipping containers and energy-efficient techniques, a team of UAF students created a prize-winning design for rural Alaska housing construction.
Governor Mike Dunleavy asked if, in the next decade, he’ll be leading his grandchildren through a “Museum of What Was,” reminiscing about farms and gasoline-powered cars.
Petroleum under the North Slope and methane under Cook Inlet have potential for both productive energy from hydrogen and destructive pollution from carbon. In a decarbonizing global market, Alaska needs a way to separate the good from the bad.
A few projects across the state are gaining momentum—including one only 80 miles from Anchorage—that could redefine geothermal energy’s role in Alaska.