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,…
Juneau middle schoolers will be participating in the Power Pledge Challenge during October Energy Awareness Month. Juneau students will be learning about energy efficiency and competing for prizes this month, with help from AEL&P’s Alec Mesdag, and REAP’s Clay Good. Students will take what they’ve learn from this exciting learning opportunity and conduct an online…
Innovative Program Demonstrates Company’s Commitment to Local Concerns About Air Emissions Source: Princess Ships Clear the Air with Shore Power Connections – Princess Cruises
The proposed merger between the parent company of Juneau’s power utility and a Canadian power company is dead. That’s according to Hydro One and Avista, who announced Wednesday they had terminated the deal. Source: AEL&P parent company and Canadian Hydro One call off merger
Avista Corp.’s proposed sale to Hydro One Ltd. of Toronto has been denied by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. Source: Idaho regulators deny sale of Avista to Canadian utility | The Spokesman-Review This decision by Idaho regulators follows the early December decision by Washington to also reject the sale. That article here.
via Avista Falls as `Political’ Risk Foils $3 Billion Hydro One Deal – Bloomberg
Fun fact: nearly 1 in 3 US residential household struggles to pay their electric bill. Source: How Affordable is Your Electricity? Comparing Electric Rates, Bills, and Burden – Union of Concerned Scientists
Idaho regulators are raising tough questions about Avista Corp.’s sale to a Canadian utility, and their concerns have the potential to unravel the $5.3 billion deal. Source: Idaho regulators asking hard questions about Avista’s sale to Canadian utility | The Spokesman-Review