Have you ever attended a public comment meeting that didn’t want the public to comment? I have. Six, actually. All in one week! The owners of the Eklutna Hydroelectric Project held information–erm, “public comment”–meetings last week in Palmer, Anchorage, and Eagle River. They were certainly “informational,” to say the least. Charts, numbers, and graphics, oh my. Cherry-picked information to intentionally …
Discover the 2024 Alaska Legislative Session: Key insights into energy policies, democratic reforms, and their impact on Alaska’s future.
Community members showed up in force at Thursday night’s Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly to speak on the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, a roadmap of recommended goals and actions to address climate change challenges in the borough.
The Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition and Alaska Center plan to hold a rally to raise awareness Thursday night before the meeting about the “gutted plan” and urge the Assembly to either amend or restore the draft full plan.
Statement: May 25, 2023 Utility Board Election Turnout Reflects Community Commitment to Clean Energy This year, Chugach Utility member-owners voted in record-breaking numbers, largely in support of candidates who ran on a campaign of renewable energy solutions to the gas crisis and increased transparency in board decision-making. 15.7% of eligible voters turned out – a 30% increase from last year. …
SB 152 opens the door to long-term energy savings, good-paying jobs, and a real pathway towards much-needed energy and economic diversity for all Alaskans.
These elections are the most important thing that no one talks about. If you pay an electric bill, you are a member-owner, and you have the right to vote!
Chugach Electric’s annual board of directors election has attracted a larger field than normal: Nine candidates are vying for three open board seats. With a heavy reliance on natural gas to generate power and a projected Cook Inlet natural gas shortfall looming, those elected to the board will help shape the future of Alaska’s largest electric utility, and Southcentral Alaska, in the …
The stakes have never been higher for Anchorage: We are in the midst of a Mayoral crisis rife with acrimony, discord, and incompetence.
Join The Alaska Center and celebrate Earth Day with a screening of Patagonia’s award-winning documentary, DamNation, at The Anchorage Museum.