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For Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) press coverage scroll below to find articles and features where AEA has been mentioned.

2019 Press Coverage

Date Article Source
December 31, 2019 Railbelt utilities sign historic agreement Alaska Journal of Commerce
December 21, 2019 GVEA, 5 other utilities form nonprofit to oversee electrical grid Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
December 20, 2019 Hydro power is back following repairs of fire-damaged transmission lines KTUU-TV
December 20, 2019 Costly Southcentral power line outage repaired Alaska Journal of Commerce
December 18, 2019 Tesla To Provide 93 MWh Grid-Scale Storage Battery For Electricity Co-Op In Alaska CleanTechnica
December 10, 2019 Bradley Lake power line outage tops $10M in cost to Railbelt ratepayers Alaska Journal of Commerce
November 20, 2019 AEA Finances Alaska’s Largest Solar Project Alaska Business
November 20, 2019 Alaska Company Opens State’s Largest Solar Farm Facility U.S. News & World Reports
November 19, 2019 Alaska’s largest solar farm opens in Willow Anchorage Daily News
November 15, 2019 Alaska's largest solar farm set to go online December 2019 KTVA 11 News
November 15, 2019 ‘Lifetime achievement’: Alaska’s largest solar farm goes online with official ribbon cutting in Willow Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
November 5, 2019 Alaska’s Renewable Energy Microgrids National Governors Association
October 31, 2019 Innovative Technology Captures Energy from Waste Heat POWER Magazine
October 8, 2019 Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Rep. Don Young tour Swan Lake fire damage to power lines KTUU-TV
September 25, 2019 Swan Lake Fire causing utility bills to increase KTVA 11 News
September 23, 2019 Electricity rates to increase as Alaska's biggest hydroelectric plant remains partially offline KTUU-TV
September 19, 2019 The Kenai Peninsula wildfire took out a key Railbelt power line. It could cost you. Anchorage Daily News
September 12, 2019 PCE discussion illustrates vital role of Alaska Energy Authority The Arctic Sounder
September 4, 2019 Deputy secretary praises state energy research, pledges more partnerships Alaska Journal of Commerce
August 17, 2019 Path to paradise? Alaskan village hopes to replace fossil fuel with water power Los Angeles Times
July 17, 2019 Alaska village will install new river power generator The Associated Press
July 17, 2019 Alaskan Village, Maine Company and Alaska Governor Launch Sustainable River Energy Project Renewable Energy Magazine
July 17, 2019 Concept scrapped for unified Railbelt utility Alaska Journal of Commerce
July 12, 2019 A decision by the governor, and legislators’ inaction, may spike the cost of electricity in rural Alaska Anchorage Daily News
June 12, 2019 Southwest village prepares to harness river in harmony with salmon Alaska Journal of Commerce
May 15, 2019 Legislature, RCA press utilities to coordinate as talks stall Alaska Journal of Commerce
April 10, 2019 Reducing costs still a priority at Alaska Energy Authority Alaska Journal of Commerce
April 10, 2019 Alaska looks to develop more electric vehicle charging stations in Southeast KHNS
January 22, 2019 Curtis Thayer appointed head of AEA Must Read Alaska

2017 Press Coverage

Date Article Source
July 12, 2017 Utilities pitch expansion at Bradley Lake hydroplant Alaska Journal of Commerce
June 7, 2017 Final Railbelt electric plan cost estimate nears $900M Alaska Journal of Commerce
April 10, 2017 Changes at Anchorage operation won’t hurt rural utilities, AEA says Alaska Journal of Commerce