In the News

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

2020 In the News

Date Article Source
September 19, 2020 Future airport facility will offer seafood cold storage, processing options The Cordova Times
September 18, 2020 Federal ‘BUILD’ grant is a promising signal to those involved in TSAIA cargo expansion plans Alaska's News Source
September 15, 2020 $21 million federal grant to help build cold-storage cargo facility at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Anchorage Daily News
September 14, 2020 Alaska Delegation Welcomes $21 Million BUILD Grant for Anchorage International Airport Alaska Congressional Delegation
August 27, 2020 Hydro expansion at Bradley Lake another step in grid improvement Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
August 26, 2020 Bradley Lake Project expansions likely to benefit ratepayers along the entire Railbelt KTUU
August 26, 2020 Hydro expansion another step in grid improvement Alaska Journal of Commerce  
July 26, 2020 Restart the Susitna Dam project: Governor, Legislature must look out for Alaskans’ energy future Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
July 22, 2020 Anchorage, Alaska, awarded grant to fund first electric garbage truck Waste Today Magazine
July 21, 2020 Solid Waste Services awarded nearly $700 thousand grant to fund Anchorage’s first electric garbage truck Anchorage Press
June 29, 2020 CBJ getting electric bus this year KINY Radio
May 18, 2020 AEL&P and Juneau Hydro Power pushed to get deal done KINY Radio
May 1, 2020 Alaska Helps Remote Schools save Energy and Money with DOE Investment U.S. Department of Energy
April 4, 2020 Help Alaskans. Pay the full dividend now Must Read Alaska
March 29, 2020 SB 123 goes to Governor Petroleum News
March 27, 2020 Legislature works on a state economic relief package, but politics enters the picture Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
March 18, 2020 GVEA executive gives status report of utility Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
March 18, 2020 Alaska Energy Authority Funds School Bus Replacement Program NASEO
March 15, 2020 New initiative for EV charging stations Petroleum News
March 2, 2020 Schools to use clean-burning buses: Eight Alaska school districts Ketchikan Daily News
February 29, 2020 8 School Districts in Alaska to Receive Clean-Burning Buses U.S. News & World Report
February 28, 2020 Federal settlement nets schools a new bus Juneau Empire
February 25, 2020 Alaska school districts to get new buses from $4M settlement with Volkswagen KTVA 11 News
February 20, 2020 Alaska lawmakers take another look at the Susitna-Watana hydro project Anchorage Daily News
February 19, 2020 State dusts off look at Susitna-Watana hydro project Alaska Journal of Commerce
February 17, 2020 Governor keen on expanding renewable energy; resuming work on Susitna hydro seen as way to do it Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
February 16, 2020 More support for electric system bills Petroleum News
February 10, 2020 Skagway close to plugging in first public electric vehicle charging station The Skagway News
February 5, 2020 HEA’s Shelley: Electric vehicles are no laughing matter Peninsula Clarion
January 30, 2020 Alaska Legislature moves forward on bills aiming to regulate ‘railbelt’ electric providers’ organization KTVF Fairbanks

2019 In the News

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 In the News

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