Energy efficiency nonprofits to hold free workshop | Juneau Empire

Renewable Juneau’s Heat Pump 101 Workshop Saturday, December 7, 2:30-4:30pmUAS Tech Center, next to Harris Harbor Discover if a heat pump will work for your home! Learn about Alaska Heat Smart, Juneau’s new free service to help make your heat pump selection and purchase decisions easier! Listen to our panel of experts discuss factors that…

Oslo wants to build the world’s first zero-emissions port | Grist

Here’s a challenge!   Juneau was the first port in the world to provide shore power for a cruise ship.  But only one can hook up at a time, and now is the time to expand our capacity. The Port of Oslo’s 17-point climate action plan includes refitting ferry boats, implementing a low-carbon contracting process,…

Is renewable energy’s future dammed?

Renewables struggle to match power supply to common patterns of demand. The result is a renewable energy bottleneck. If the U.S. is to meet global climate goals, an enormous, rapid shift away from fossil fuels is needed. This creates what one recent academic paper calls “green vs. green trade-offs,” exemplified in the West by the…

Economics of Electric Vehicles Mean Oil’s Days As A Transport Fuel Are Numbered

With the economics of road transportation already moving so dramatically in favour of renewables in tandem with EVs, once the other advantages of renewables and EVs over oil as a road-transportation fuel are factored in the case for accelerating the roll-out of renewables capacity becomes unanswerable. Source: Economics of Electric Vehicles Mean Oil’s Days As…

100% Renewable Alaska

Part 1 of Bjørn Olson’s terrifically interesting, extremely well-researched and exciting proposal by Kerry Williams to shift the future of much of interior Alaska’s power source to renewable energy, while dropping rate payer costs by nearly 60%. Source: 100% Renewable Alaska

2019 Election Survey

Following on the positive public feedback that we received from our last local candidate survey, Renewable Juneau recently presented a series of energy and sustainability questions to this fall’s slate of assembly candidates. All answers are available in this downloadable PDF file. If for some reason this file does not work for you, send an…

What You Can Do!

It has become common knowledge that the planet is facing a climate crisis. This is a time when all aboard our little planet need access to as many action tools as possible. Juneau is an action town, as are many of our great communities across the nation. We like to get things done, to take…