Renewables to help rural Alaska save on fuel costs

05/2/2013 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Small rural villages in Alaska are expected to save up to 26 million gallons of fuel annually by 2018, thanks to renewable energy, observers say. The state has invested nearly $250 million in small community projects over a five-year period, said Sean Skaling, the state Energy Authority's director for alternative energy. Funding for the state's Renewable Energy Fund program could reach $227 million if Gov. Sean Parnell clears additional $25 million appropriation approved by lawmakers this spring, said Skaling.

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