Renewable Energy in the Remote Alaska Native Village of Tuntutuliak

The Alaska Native village of Tuntutuliak has pioneered the installation of an unprecedented renewable energy system that will use wind power, smart-grid technology and residential electric thermal storage to reduce its dependence on diesel-powered generators. The sophisticated energy system – which … [Read more...]

Alaska as a Testing Ground for Renewable Energy Initiatives to Reduce Energy Costs in Rural Communities Worldwide

The Center for American Progress (CAP) and Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) co-hosted a high-profile conference in Washington D.C. during May 2012 to address challenges and opportunities for renewable energy initiatives in Alaska. Both U.S. Senators for Alaska, Senator Lisa Murkowski and … [Read more...]

Renewable Energy & Rural Alaska’s Energy Crisis

Center for American Progress Co-Hosts Fascinating Discussion with Alaska’s U.S. Senators, Native Leaders & Federal Officials The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) and the Center for American Progress (CAP) co-hosted a half-day, high-level conference on the challenges and opportunities for … [Read more...]