Colby, Nicole A. Bonham
August 2012
Alaska Business Monthly;Aug2012, p84
The article discusses the potential use of wind energy in power generation in Alaska. Alaska energy authority developed a wind energy program which will use wind-energy to benefit utilities and ratepayers. It is discussed that the challenges in this program are the remote areas which are the best wind resource and building on soil will be a problem due to permafrost. The wind-diesel hybrid concept for meeting the needs of energy production is expected to solve major energy, fuel cost issues.


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