Bellingham Home Cuts Energy Use by 85%!

Families like the McAvoys prove that it’s possible to increase energy efficiency and transition to all-electric equipment in existing buildings, saving money and slashing home carbon emissions. A case study like theirs highlights issues that still need to be addressed, such as cost and best practices for installation. “Our existing building stock is one of…

2021 CBJ Candidate Survey

Renewable Juneau’s 2021 assembly and mayoral election candidate survey is here! Renewable Juneau recently presented a series of renewable energy and climate policy questions to this fall’s slate of assembly candidates. We offer our sincere thanks to those candidates who took the time from their busy schedule’s to share their thoughts, opinions, and concerns on…

SE AK Town Hall – Infrastructure for Our Future

Last evening, August 31, the Juneau Economic Development Council (JEDC) partnered with the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) to bring local experts together to look at infrastructure opportunities in Southeast Alaska that could benefit from bills currently working their way through Congress. Did you miss it? No worries! We have it here for you! Read…

A Guide to Get You Pumped About Heat Pump Dryers

FINALLY! A HEAT PUMP CLOTHES DRYER! THE WAIT IS OVER! Come on! Who doesn’t just love the next exciting story about household appliances? And about clothes dryers, no doubt! Shut the front door! Well, for all you current heat pump lovers out there and for all you soon-to-be heat pump lovers, this is the next…

‘Climate Change Flag’ Chooses JCOF

Climate Change Flag is a new small midwestern business created by former Juneau resident Neal Mathes. Their mission is to be a catalyst for climate action and their new website reads… We decided to make flags to spark climate conversations. By flying a climate change flag, you show your commitment to considering the climate impacts…

Alaska can lead the US on renewable energy – Anchorage Daily News

Cordova, Alaska raises the bar for all communities, from Alaska to all corners of the lower 48. This beautiful little fishing community of roughly 2,500 residents on the eastern shores of Prince William Sound sends a clear message to the world that renewable energy pays. As with most investment in renewable energy, there are upfront…

Juneau All Aboard with Creation of a ‘No Idle Zone’ for Ships

In a KINY story that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the electrification of Juneau’s Princess Cruises dock, City Manager Rorie Watt stated that two decades ago few people anticipated the growth in cruise ship tourism or the growth in ship sizes. “This was a good bet. It’s been a good bet for the community”  because…

Who Doesn’t Like Some Good News?

The World Has Achieved Huge Milestones in 6 Areas of Renewable Energy So Far This Year Painting the picture of a changing energy sector the world over, the first six months of 2021 saw momentous milestones to carbon neutrality. “Today, there is now 743 GW of wind power capacity worldwide, helping to avoid over 1.1…