Clean Energy Forums 

REAP’s 2013-2014 Clean Energy Lecture Series will begin on September 11, 2013. Join us each month for our FREE monthly forums on clean energy in Alaska. If you have a speaker or topic to suggest, contact Communications Director Katie Marquette.

Starting January, 2014 REAP’s Clean Energy Forums will be held on the second Thursdays of each month at the Loussac Library from 6:30 to 8:30. Join us at our new venue for the same great speaker lineup to learn more about clean energy in Alaska!

Wind Power in Alaska

Thursday, April 10th | 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Wilda Marston Theatre, Loussac Library | 3600 Denali Street

Free Admission

In the past few years wind power has become more and more prevalent across Alaska, with big turbines sprouting up in all parts of the state. This month hear from Suzanne Gibson of Fire Island Wind, LLC about phase two of their Anchorage project. Also hear from Dennis Meiners of Intelligent Energy Systems about his work installing wind-diesel hybrid systems in rural Alaska.

Not in Anchorage but still want to attend? Listen in and ask questions via REAP’s live forum webinar! Click HERE to register.

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2013-2014 Clean Energy Forum Series

2013-2014 Clean Energy Forum Series

September 11th: Energy Efficiency & Commercial Buildings: A Case Study (Ezra Gutschow, Coffman Engineers & David Scherer, NORTECH)

David Scherer – NORTECH Fairbanks Office Case Study

October 9th: Saving Energy & Money in Your Home (Jimmy Ord, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation)

Pribilof Street Retrofit – Jimmy Ord, AHFC (.m4v file)

Pribilof Street Retrofit – Jimmy Ord, AHFC (pdf)

November 13th: Energy Decision Making in Alaska – A Look at the Alaska Dialogue (Nils Andreassen, Institute of the North)

Nils Adreassen, Arctic Energy Summit Presentation

Nils Andreassen, Alaska Dialogue Presentation

December 11th: The Dollars & Cents of Alaska’s Proposed Energy Projects

Big Alaska Energy Projects, Antony Scott, Alaska Center for Energy & Power, UAF

Big Alaska Energy Projects, Antony Scott, Alaska Center for Energy & Power, UAF (.MOV)

January 9th: Alaska Clean Energy Update – Policy, Programs and Projects in 2014

Alaska Clean Energy Update, Chris Rose, Renewable Energy Alaska Project (PPT)

February 13th: Geothermal Energy for Nome – Project Update on the Pilgrim Hot Springs Resource Evaluation

Geothermal Energy for Nome, Gwen Holdmann, Alaska Center for Energy and Power (PDF)

Geothermal Energy for Nome, Gwen Holdmann, Alaska Center for Energy and Power (MOV)

March 13th: Green Buildings of the Future

Colin Fay, PDC Engineers, “Susntainability & Energy Services” (pptx doc)

April 10th: Wind Power in Alaska

Suzanne Gibson, Cook Inlet Region Inc, “Fire Island Wind Phase 2″ (pdf)

Dennis Meiners, Intelligent Energy Systems, “Village Wind Systems”

2012-2013 Clean Energy Forum Series

2012-2013 Clean Energy Forum Series

October 10th: Saving Energy and Money in Commercial Buildings (John Weddleton, BOSCO’s Comics & Amber McDonough, Siemens)
October Forum – “Saving Energy and Money in Commercial Buildings” 10-10-12 6.07 PM

November 14th: The Power of Water – Hydrokinetic Energy in Alaska (Doug Johnson, Ocean Renewable Power Company & Jerry Johnson, Alaska Center for Energy and Power)
ORPC PowerPoint – Nov 14th Forum
November 14 Forum – Alaska Center for Energy and Power Presentation on Hydrokinetics

December 12th: Lessons From Iceland – Energy & Policy Updates from the Institute of the North
December Clean Energy Forum: Lessons From Iceland – Energy & Policy Updates from the Institute of the North

January 9th: Alaska Energy Policy Update (Chris Rose, Renewable Energy Alaska Project)
January Clean Energy Forum – Alaska Energy Policy Update

February 13th: Railbelt Wind Power (Ethan Schutt, CIRI & Mike Wright, Golden Valley Electric Association)
February Clean Energy Forum – Railbelt Wind 2-13-13 6.02 PM

2011-2012 Clean Energy Forum Series

2011-2012 Clean Energy Forum Series

September 21st: Lessons from Norway (Chris Rose, REAP & Ira Perman, Institute of the North)
September 2011forum_podcast (.mp3)
Norway Report_IraPerman (.pdf)
NorwayReport_ChrisRose (.pdf)

October 12th: How Far Can Energy Efficiency Take Us (Sean Skaling, Alaska Energy Authority; Jason Collins, Wolf Architecture; Garrett Burtner, McCool, Carlson, Green)
Jason Collins_ Energy Efficency (.pdf)
Garrett Burtner_Energy Efficiency (.pdf)

November 9th: Winter Commuting Options – Bicycling and More (Kristi Wood, Bicycle Commuters of Anchorage & Jamie Acton, People Mover)
Commuting Forum Podcast Part1 (.mp3)
Commuting Forum Podcast Part2 (.mp3)

December 7th: Wind Power in Alaska (Darron Scott, Kodiak Electric Association; Suzanne Gibson, CIRI; Rich Stromberg, Alaska Energy Authority)
Dec.7 Forum_podcast_1sthalf
Dec. 7 Forum_podcast_2ndhalf
Darron Scott, Kodiak Electric (.ppt)
Suzanne Gibson, CIRI (.ppt)
Rich Stromberg, Alaska Energy Authority (.ppt)

January 11th: Alaska’s First Landfill Methane Power Plant (Mark Madden, Anchorage Solid Waste Services)
Landfill Methane Podcast (.mp3)
Landfill Methane PowerPoint

February 8th: Alaska’s Stranded Renewables (Brian Hirsch, National Renewable Energy Laboratory & Jason Meyer, Alaska Center for Energy and Power)
Stranded Renewables Part1 (.mp3)
Stranded Renewables Part2 (.mp3)
Stranded Renewables Powerpoint (.pdf)

March 14th: Biomass in Alaska (Devany Plentovich & Helen Traylor, Alaska Energy Authority)
March_BiomassForum Podcast (.mp3)
MarchForum_Biomass Powerpoint (.pdf)

May 9th: Alaska SeaLife Center heat pump systeam (Andy Baker, YourCleanEnergy; Tara Reimer Jones & Derryl Schaefermeyer, Alaska SeaLife Center)
May 9, 2012 REAP Forum Powerpoint (.pdf)
May 9, 2012 REAP Forum Podcast (.mp3)

2010-2011 Clean Energy Forum Series

2010-2011 Clean Energy Forum Series

September 8th: Compost & Biodiesel
*Southcentral Energy Forum Podcast
*RIRP PowerPoint presentation by Jim Strandberg
*Link to Draft Regional Integrated Resource Plan (.pdf)

October 13th: A Tour of Renewable Energy in Europe (Austin Johnson)
Austin Johnson European Slideshow
October Forum Podcast

November 10th: Getting Ready for Winter With Energy Efficiency (Michelle Wilber, REAP)
November Forum Podcast
November forum Powerpoint (.pdf)

December 8th: Emerging Energy Technologies for Alaska (Jason Meyer, Alaska Center for Energy and Power)
December forum PowerPoint (.pptx)

January 12th: Wind Power in Alaska (Katherine Keith, Alaska Center for Energy and Power & Ginny Fay, Institute of Social and Economic Research)
January Forum Presentation (35 MB)
January Forum Podcast

February 9th: Railbelt Energy Options – A Look at The Numbers
February 2011 Presentation

March 9th: Geothermal Power in Akutan (Amanda Kolker, Akutan Geothermal Project Manager & Ray Mann, Akutan Energy Program Manager)
March Forum Presentation
March Forum Podcast

May 18th: Designing Greenhouses for the Arctic (Saskia Esslinger & Matt Oster, Red Edge Design)
May Forum Presentation
May Forum Podcast

2009 Clean Energy Forum Series

2009 Clean Energy Forum Series

August 12th: SmartPower in Anchorage (Carol Heyman, Chugach Electric Association)
SmartPower presentation by Carol Heyman of Chugach Electric Association

October 7th: The Do’s and Don’ts of Energy Efficient Lighting (David Badger, Brown’s Electric)
PowerPoint Presentation by David Badger

November 11th: Commuter Rail in Alaska (Bruce Carr, Alaska Railroad)
Commuter Rail PowerPoint Presentation by Bruce Carr

Who we are

Renewable Energy Alaska Project is a coalition of energy stakeholders working to facilitate the development of renewable energy in Alaska through collaboration, education, training, and advocacy.