AMHS – An Electric Future?

“I’ve said we need at least $1 trillion for highways, bridges, airports, and ports and the whole bit,” Congressman Young was quoted recently. “We need that, because we’re so far behind.” Senator Murkowski seems supportive as well. “I told anybody who listen that when it comes to infrastructure, you have to remember that it’s not…

Earth Day Actions!

Today, Earth Day 2021, we offer you a handful of local climate and renewable energy actions. Sure, we all know about LED bulbs, recycling, driving electric cars, etc. Ideally, all of these items are on your list and even better if they’ve been crossed off of that list! There is a wave of momentum building…

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…