How to Save Planet Earth | Discover Magazine

Tomorrow, April 22, is Earth Day, an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection, first held on April 22, 1970. Renewable Juneau offers you a short primer on how to step up your environmental action game. There is so much that we all can do, yet some actions are truly better than others. “One…

Leaders Dedicate 1st Alaska Municipal Electric Bus

Juneau’s Capital Transit Begins Fleet Transition from Diesel to Electric Today, April 8, 2021, marks a milestone on Juneau’s journey towards a purely renewable energy future. State and local leaders, including Governor Dunleavy, Mayor Weldon, and Senator Kiehl, as well as dozens of committed city staff. non-profit leaders, and engaged local citizens, gathered at Capital…

Proterra Partners With Lighting eMotors for Commercial Electric Van!

It seems timely to post a news piece about Proterra. Tomorrow is the formal dedication of Juneau’s first municipal electric bus! Built by Proterra of California, Juneau new Capital Transit electric bus will be the first in the fleet to displace an aging diesel burner. Money will be saved, emissions will be saved, and Juneau…

Save $$ and Slash Emissions!

Learn more about saving money and slashing your carbon emissions TOMORROW at 350Juneau’s Climate Change Emergency Friday Event! Every Friday at noon, Juneau climate action nonprofit 350Juneau holds an informative, educational, and inspiring climate awareness event, near the bear sculpture at the foot of the Capitol steps. Tomorrow, don’t miss heat pump experts from around…

The Future is Coming…

…will we be ready? A much more electrified future is on the horizon, a reality that raises a good many questions. How will our homes and buildings be heated? Will cruise ships continue to visit? Can wind and solar power be added to the Juneau energy mix? Will it cost us more or will we…

Alaska can rise to the clean-energy challenge!

Dave Reaves‘ compelling February 15 Anchorage Daily News opinion piece is a powerful call on Alaska to embrace an energy future that so much of the world presently has its eye on. In Dave’s words, “The time to overhaul or legacy systems is now and the need to slow climate change is urgent. We’ve got…