Since 2010, officials of the Alaskan municipality Homer have spent $847,000 to conduct an initial energy audit and implement energy efficiency improvements that will drop the city's energy bill by $100,000 annually, a reduction of approximately 14 percent.
Alaska-Tribe-King Island Native Community CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 09/23/2011 Location(s): King Island Native Community, Alaska Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Tribal Energy Program-Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council CX(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1 Date: 09/15/2011 Location(s): Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska, Alaska Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Community-Wide Public Facilities Energy Efficiency and Biomass Heating Conversion Project CX(s) Applied: B5.1 Date: 09/09/2011 Location(s): Tanana, Alaska Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
Validation of Innovative Exploration Techniques, Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska CX(s) Applied: A9, B3.1, B3.7 Date: 08/08/2011 Location(s): Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office
Alaska has substantial natural resources, including oil, gas, coal, solar, wind, geothermal, and hydroelectric power. The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is making a meaningful down payment on the nation’s energy and environmental future. The Recovery Act investments in Alaska are supporting a broad range of clean energy projects, from energy efficiency and electric grid improvements to geothermal power.