A New Grid Bridging System Tested at ACEP to Serve Villages in Alaska
May 29, 2023
Testing has commenced at ACEP on a new grid bridging system that will serve two communities near the west coast of Alaska.
Experienced Systems Engineer Rainer Karcher Joins ACEP
May 26, 2023
Rainer Karcher has recently joined ACEP as a DevOps engineer. His work focuses on maintenance and improvement of ACEP's IT cyberinfrastructure.
Daly River Solar Microgrid Powers Remote Australia Community
May 25, 2023
Daly River, the first high-penetration solar powered microgrid in Australia's Northern Territory, successfully powers remote communities.
T3 Students Immerse Themselves in Energy Audit Experience
May 22, 2023
High school students received an energy audit training developed by the Teaching Through Technology Energy Club.
Solving Alaska’s Energy Challenges
ACEP works with Alaskan communities and industries as leaders establishing the energy systems of the future. Alaska’s remote off-grid systems present unique problems to generation, distribution, and resource integration that have spurred microgrid innovations for decades.
Hydrogen Initiatives in Australia in Next Working Group Meeting
June 06, 2023
The next Alaska Hydrogen Energy Working group meeting will be on "Hydrogen Initiatives in Australia's Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre."
Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference Features Alaska Innovations and Working in Remote Communities
May 22, 2023
The 2023 Alaska Sustainable Energy Conference (May 22-25) in Anchorage features a wide variety of topics, including decarbonization, made in Alaska energy, and working in remote communities.
Family Fun at UAF’s Arctic Research Open House
May 18, 2023
Join us as we showcase our exciting energy research at the Arctic Research Open House on the UAF campus on May 18, and meet our researchers at the ACEP booth.
From the Grid
Dispatches from Alaska’s Energy Sector
Alaska's Energy Future: A view from my hot tub
May 22, 2023
From vast fossil energy resources to every possible flavor of renewable energy, Alaska has the resources and assets to produce some of the cheapest energy in the world. However, our current reality boasts the highest energy cost burden of any state in the U.S. Can investments we make today leave an intergenerational legacy of cheap and reliable energy in Alaska?
Energy awareness app earns two ACEP students prestigious award
April 18, 2023
The Dr. Alex Hills Engineering and Civic Engagement Award doesn't typically go to software engineering projects, but the app designed by UAA computer science students Nicole Mah and Tuva Granøien had both the engineering acumen and strong focus on civic engagement worthy of the prestigious award.
Kotzebue Home Heating Field Study
Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are recruiting participants for a 24-month field study in Kotzebue. The study aims to reduce fuel oil use and home heating costs.