Even In Frigid Temperatures In Alaska, Air-Source Heat Pumps Keep Homes Warm

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 01:13:59 +0000

By Molly Rettig When the north wind blows into Dillingham in the middle of winter, it can plunge well past 15 degrees below zero F on the remote strip of Alaska’s southern coast. On these days, the oil heaters in many of the homes have to run pretty much nonstop to keep people warm. As […]

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Renewable Energy & EVs Are Slowly Happening in Rural Alaska

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:05:39 +0000

In a previous article, I detailed the process I went through figuring out how to include Alaska in our EV charging station plan for the Biden Administration. After talking with people in Alaska, I figured out pretty quick that there are three very different kinds of Alaska to consider. The first category: Alaska’s larger cities […]

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The Unique Challenges Of Expanding EV Charging In Alaska

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 20:05:12 +0000

While working on our plan for EV charging for the Biden Administration, I’ve been getting a lot of feedback from readers. One of our readers is Kris Hall, the founder of Recharge Alaska, an organization dedicated to bringing more charging stations to the state. Between his research (which is extensive), local knowledge he shared in […]

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Where Can You Go In An EV With 1000 Miles Of Range, Like The Aptera? (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 03:05:49 +0000

A 13,230 mile drive is possible in an Aptera if you’re adventurous enough and plan the right overnight stops for charging. The whole Pan-Am Highway is possible, it seems

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Alaska Invests In Tesla (TSLA) — Owns 126,754 Shares

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 14:42:08 +0000

Alaska’s Department of Revenue has raised its stake in Tesla (TSLA) stock and reduced its investments in three other stocks to make room for that stake, Barrons reports. Those stocks are as follows

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Trump’s Attacks On America’s Natural Treasures: In His Final Days, President Trump Is Selling Our Public Lands & Waters

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:29:01 +0000

In his final days, President Trump is selling our public lands and waters to the highest bidder to dig, drill, and mine. The federal government holds these resources, in trust for the use and enjoyment of all of us — not just today but also for our children tomorrow. President Trump should take care of these treasures not trash them. 

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NOAA’s 15th Arctic Report Card: Sea Ice Loss & Extreme Wildfires Mark Another Year of Arctic Change

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 04:50:15 +0000

The Arctic Report Card is an annual compilation of original, peer-reviewed environmental observations and analyses of a region undergoing rapid and dramatic alterations to weather, climate, oceanic, and land conditions

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Happy Birthday To The Arctic Refuge

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 21:00:31 +0000

Just this week, the Trump administration set a date to auction off the heart of these lands. This will not stand

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Trump’s Last-Ditch Effort to Drill the Alaskan Wilderness

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:23:30 +0000

The Trump administration is making a last-minute push to sell oil rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Firms can now select which swaths of pristine Alaskan wilderness they would like to drill, and they could bid on leases before President Trump leaves office in January

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