Energy Issues and Resources

Cooperative Extension Service works with many different organizations to bring research-based information to the people of Alaska. The purpose of this web page is to connect Alaskans to information they can use to achieve end use conservation of energy and other strategies to weather the rise in energy costs.

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Renewable Energy and Climate Change:

NREL website on renewable energy maintained by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Renewable Energy Analysis Studies Network.

Climate change links portal

Searchable Directory of Wind and Renewable Energy Companies and Products Worldwide:

The Source for Renewable Energy website

Project evaluation software:

An evaluation tool developed by the Department of Natural Resources of Canada.

Green Power Network: A comprehensive site on green power in the U.S., maintained by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Center for Resources Solutions Green-E: Presidio Building 49, Moraga Avenue, P.O Box 29512, San Francisco, CA 94129. Phone: 888-634-7336 Fax: 415-561-2105.

Environmental Resources Trust: 1700 K Street, NW, Suite 703, Washington, D.C. 20006. Phone: 202-785-8577 E-mail:

Power Scorecard: Rating mechanism that assesses the environmental impact of different types of electric generation.

Regional green power promotion:

Interstate Renewable Energy Council: IREC's mission is to accelerate the sustainable utilization of renewable energy in and through state and local government and community activities.

American Green Network: Sustainable energy advocacy organization dedicated to promoting America's cleanest energy choices.

Georgians for Clean Energy: Public education, legislative advocacy, and constituency building.

Montana Green Power: A guide to renewable energy in Montana.

Renew Wisconsin: Nonprofit organization promoting clean energy strategies to powering the state's economy in an environmentally responsible manner.

Southern Environmental Center

Environmental advocacy/energy:

Sierra Club

Natural Resources Defense Council

Clear the Air

Sustainable Energy Coalition

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