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Your Northern Energy Experts

ACEP offers innovative research and testing facilities as well as a wide range of energy systems modeling expertise, product testing, economic and technical feasibility assessments, data collection and analysis services and more. Our goals are to conduct energy research that informs decision makers of all levels – from the individual homeowner to our community, utility and corporate clients – and to equip our researchers, partners and clients to make the best possible decisions and discoveries.

Ways to partner

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Technical assistance

We provide technical support to communities, tribal organizations, utilities and non-profits through our technical assistance seed fund program available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Innovation partnership

Are you a small business in Alaska with good ideas for future products and services? Looking to test new product concepts? Apply for one of our Seed fund grants to receive ACEP engineering services to support your product development.

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Industry-sponsored research

ACEP partners with industry to conduct applied energy research and testing. We work to address specific technical, economic, social and scientific challenges for Alaska residents, businesses and industries.


Pie Graph showing who ACEP works with: Utility 7.5%, Academic 11.8%, Government 18.6%, Tribal organizations 9.9%, Communities 9.3% and Private entities 42.9%




ACEP’s test facilities and laboratories are designed to offer a unique testing environment to technology developers, utility managers and other decision makers. Envisioned as an intermediate step to full commercial deployment, these facilities were carefully designed for a range of testing needs, enabling assessment of product performance based on many real world conditions.


See the latest reports, peer-reviewed publications and presentations from ACEP researchers.