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  • Adak: Adak, located in the Aleutians, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $4.62 and pays approximately $1.20 per kilowatt-hour. Adak received funds through EECBG to potentially displace 398 gallons of diesel, saving $19,481 annually. This project served the community’s city buildings, replacing many T12 fluorescent lamps with LED tubes
  • Akutan: Akutan, located in the Aleutians, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $3.85 and pays approximately $0.32 per kilowatt-hour. Adak received funds through EECBG which allowed them to displace 1,293 gallons of diesel and save $6,525 annually through energy efficient lighting, weatherization and heating upgrades to the communities’ clinic, nursing duplex, library and museum.
  • Alakanuk: Alakanuk, located in the Lower Yukon Kuskokwim region, has 677 residents who pay $6.45 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.61 per kilowatt-hour of energy. Alakanuk received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 4,993 gallons of diesel and save $28,862 annually through insulation, lighting and occupancy sensor upgrades to 5 public buildings.
  • Alatna: Alatna received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 3 community buildings in 2009. The project retrofitted 59 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 3 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 10,548 watts to 6,204 watts while displacing 569 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $12,000, has a simple mean payback of 2.37 years.
  • Aleknagik: Aleknagik, located in Bristol Bay, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $5.57 and a population of 219. Aleknagik has received funds through EECBG to displace 6,343 gallons of diesel and save $31,871 annually through residential lighting, heating and appliance upgrades for residential and community buildings, including the city office and city shop.
  • Allakaket: Allakaket received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings and 6 teacher housing units which it completed in May ‘10. The project retrofitted 379 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 73 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 46,647 watts to 24,637 watts while displacing 3276 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $52,000, has a simple mean payback of 1.78 years.
  • Ambler: Ambler, located in on the Northwest Arctic, has 258 residents who pay $5.19 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.68 per Kilowatt Hour of energy. Ambler has received funds through EECBG to implement lighting upgrades to the community shop and washeteria. These measures could potentially displace 410 gallons of diesel and save $7.524 annually.
  • Anaktuvuk Pass: Anaktuvuk Pass, located in on the North Slope, has 324 residents who pay $1.55 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $16.53 per gallon of propane. Anaktuvuk Pass received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 50 gallons of diesel and save $463 annually through weather stripping, window upgrades and occupancy sensor additions to the City Hall and Community Hall.
  • Anderson: Anderson, located in the Railbelt, has 246 residents who pay $4.339 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.25 per kilowatt hour of energy. Anderson received funds through EECBG to implement heating system upgrades for the Public Work Building that could potentially displace 900 gallons of diesel and save $3,951 annually.
  • Arctic Village: Arctic Village received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 9 community buildings in 2009. The project retrofitted 88 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 34 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 1 LED outdoor floodlight. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 11,686 watts to 5,353 watts while displacing 868 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $20,000, has a simple mean payback of 2.41 years.
  • Atmautluak: Atmautluak received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 12 community buildings and 6 teacher-housing units from May ’07 to June ’07. The project retrofitted 139 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 73 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 12 T5 linear fluorescent light bulbs in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 24,649 watts to 12,616 watts while displacing 2,408 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 2.80 years.
  • Atqasuk: Atqasuk, located in on the North Slope, has 233 residents who pay $1.40 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $8.47 per gallon of propane. Atqasuk received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 244 gallons of diesel y through weather stripping, window upgrades, thermal insulation updates and occupancy sensor additions to the City Hall Complex.

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  • Barow: Barow, located in on the North Slope, has 4,212 residents who pay $1.00 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $13.14 per gallon of propane. Barow received funds through EECBG to implement that a weatherization and heating system upgrade project for the city’s City Hall, Community and Youth Center that could potentially displace 462 gallons of diesel.
  • Brevig: Brevig received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings and 7 teacher-housing units. The project retrofitted 180 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 181 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 33.643 kW to 14.506 kW while displacing 2,527 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,750, has a simple mean payback of 2.12 years.
  • Buckland: Buckland received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings and 12 teacher housing units from October ’06-’07. Buckland retrofitted 180 light fixtures village-wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps, installed 137 compact florescent light bulbs along with T5 fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 44,377 watts to 23,833 watts while displacing 2,526 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 2.47 years.

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  • Chefornak: Chefornak received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings and 4 teacher housing units from August ’05-October ’06. The project retrofitted 149 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 35 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 27,248 watts to 13,974 watts while displacing 1,892 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of 3.27years.
  • Chevak: Chevak received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 14 community buildings and 21 teacher housing units from May ’05-December ’06. The project retrofitted 372 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 446 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 79,043 watts to 35,212 watts while displacing 6,007 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of .97 years.
  • Chignik: Chignik received funding through VEEP and EECBG for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings and 5 teacher-housing units. The project retrofitted 240 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 85 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 30,302 watts to 16,405 watts while displacing 2,705 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 1.87 years.
  • Chitina: Chitina received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings which were completed in July ‘10. The project retrofitted 37 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 31 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 5,526 watts to 3,104 watts while displacing 327 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $8,000, has a simple mean payback of 3.58 years.
  • Clark’s Point: Clark’s Point, located in Bristol Bay, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $6.00 and a population of 62. Clark’s Point has received funds through EECBG to displace 200 gallons of diesel and save $4,478 annually through lighting and heating upgrades for the community’s city office, maintenance shop, powerhouse, water and sewer plant.
  • Coffman Cove: Coffman Cove, located in the Southeast region, has 176 residents who pay $4.23 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.42 per kilowatt hour of energy. Coffman Cove received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 3,586 gallons of diesel and save $15,169 annually by a wood fired boiled to heat the City Office, Library, Old Gym, and Storage Building.
  • Cold Bay: Cold Bay, located in the Aleutians, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $5.39. Cold Bay received funds through the EECBG funds which allowed them to displace 584 gallons of diesel and save $3,157 annually by installing a programmable thermostat and updating the heating system in the city’s housing duplex.
  • Cordova: Cordova, located in Cooper River Chugach, has 2,239 residents who pay $4.98 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.31 per kilowatt-hour. Cordova received funds through EECBG, which allowed them to displace 1,886 gallons of diesel and save $23,848 annually by retrofitting streetlights with new LED technology.
  • Craig: Craig, located in the Southeast region, has 1,201 residents who pay $4.34 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.22 per kilowatt hour of energy. Craig received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 767 gallons of diesel and save $7,197 annually by installing new glaze units, improved insulation, alongside boiler and lighting upgrades for the City Gym, City Hall, Library, Daycare Building and Harbormaster Building.
  • Crooked Creek: Crooked Creek received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 5 community buildings and 3 teacher-housing units from November 2007 to November 2008. The project retrofitted 127 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 64 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 21 T5 linear fluorescent fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 25,765 watts to 13085 watts while displacing 1,927 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 2 years.

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  • Dillingham: Dillingham, located in Bristol Bay, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $7.46 and a population of 2,329. Dillingham has received funds through EECBG to displace 23,127 gallons of diesel and save $153,980 annually through lighting, heating and appliance upgrades for residential and community buildings, including the City Hall, Library, and Senior Center.
  • Delta Junction: Delta Junction, located in the Railbelt Region, has 958 residents who pay $4.19 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $4.50 per gallon of propane. Delta Junction received funds through EECBG to implement lighting upgrades to the City Hall that could potentially displace 500 gallons of diesel and save $3,293 annually.

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  • Egegik: Egegik, located in Bristol Bay, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $5.20 and a population of 109. Egegik has received funds through EECBG to displace 212 gallons of diesel and save $6,789 annually through lighting, heating and appliance upgrades for community buildings, including the City Hall, City Shop, Fishermen’s Lodge, Water Plant and Incinerator Building.
  • Ekwok: Ekwok received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings from August ’09-January ‘10. The project retrofitted 81 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 54 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 20 T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 18,820 watts to 8,350 watts while displacing 1,491 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $20,000, has a simple mean payback of 2.18 years.
  • Elim: Elim received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 6 community buildings and 6 teacher housing units from February ’06-October ’06. Elim retrofitted 118 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps and installed 58 compact fluorescent light bulbs. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 16,993 watts to 10,459 watts while displacing 837 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 9.29 years.
  • Emmonak: Emmonak, located in the Lower Yukon Kuskokwim region, has 762 residents who pay $6.53 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.57 per kilowatt-hour of energy. Alakanuk received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 98,802 gallons of diesel and save $337,902 annually through water heating, window and roof upgrades.

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  • False Pass: False Pass received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings from July 2007-December 2008. The project retrofitted 275 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 71 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 8 T5 linear fluorescent fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 36,964 watts to 20,067 watts while displacing 2,544 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 1.96 years.
  • Fort Yukon: Fort Yukon received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 40 community buildings and 2 teacher housing units which were completed in April ‘10. The project retrofitted 688 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps, 12 light fixtures with HO electronic ballasts & T8 lamps, installed 231 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 21 T5 linear fluorescent fixtures. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 95,696 watts to 49,881 watts while displacing 5882 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $102,000, has a simple mean payback of 2.37 years.

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  • Galena: Galena, located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Upper Tanana region, has 470 residents who pay $6.21 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $8.64 per gallon of propane. Galena received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 871 gallons of diesel by replacing 150W high pressure sodium street lighting fixtures with more efficient LED retrofits.
  • Gambell: Gambell received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 12 community buildings from August ‘05 ’06-June ’07. Gambell retrofitted 291 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps, installed 160 compact fluorescent light bulbs and T5 Light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 49,601 watts to 27,488 watts while displacing 2,835 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 4.94 years.
  • Golovin: Golovin received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings and 8 teacher housing units from May ’05-October ’06. Golovin retrofitted 108 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps and installed 146 compact fluorescent light bulbs. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 19,993 watts to 10,107 watts while displacing 1,304 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 5.82 years.
  • Gustavus: Gustavus, located in the Southeast region, has 442 residents who pay $5.11 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $5.60 per gallon of propane. Gustavus received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 993 gallons of diesel and save $5,953 through insulation, door, lighting and window upgrades, air seals and programmable thermostats at the City Hall, Community Chest and Fire Hall.

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  • Homer: Homer, located in the Railbelt region, has 5,003 residents who pay $4.27 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.21 per kilowatt hour of energy. Homer received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 1,451 gallons of diesel and save $12,429 annually by installing high efficiency motors at the Sewer Treatment Plant.
  • Hoonah: Hoonah, located in the Southeast region, has 760 residents who pay $4.91 per gallon of diesel/heating oil. Hoonah has received funds through EECBG to insulate the roof at the City Hall and reconfigure the boiler system at the Youth Center.
  • Houston: Houston, located in the Railbelt region, has 1,912 residents who pay $4.08 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $4.00 per gallon of propane. Houston received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 3,130 gallons of diesel and save $13,303 annually by installing new lighting and heating systems in the City Hall and Fire Hall.
  • Hughes: Hughes received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings from January 2008 to December 2009. The project retrofitted 134 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps, 15 light fixtures with HO electronic ballasts & T8 lamps and installed 38 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 20,144 watts to 10,971 watts while displacing 1195 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $20,000, has a simple mean payback of 1.75 years.
  • Huslia: Huslia received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 14 community buildings and 5 teacher-housing units, which were completed in March ‘10. The project retrofitted 274 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps and installed 71 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 44,597 watts to 23,378 watts while displacing 2,754 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $48,000, has a simple mean payback of 2 years.
  • Hydaburg: Hydaburg, located in the Southeast region, has 378 residents who pay $4.36 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.22 per kilowatt hour of energy. Hydaburg received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 251 gallons of diesel and save $2,665 annually by retrofitting 36 existing high-pressure sodium street light fixtures with LED fixtures.

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  • Illiamna: Illiamna, located in Bristol Bay, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $7.86 and a population of 109. Illiamna has received funds through EECBG to displace 7,726 gallons of diesel and save $62,818 annually through lighting, heating and appliance upgrades for residential buildings.

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  • Kachemak: Kachemak, located in the Railbelt region, received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 193 gallons of diesel and save $988 annually through energy efficient lighting, weatherization and heating upgrades for the City Buildings.
  • Kasigluk: Kasigluk received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 14 community buildings and 7 teacher housing units from February ’05-Summer ’06. The project retrofitted 184 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 79 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the Akula and Akiuk school gyms. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 38,572 watts to 20,936 watts while displacing 2,252 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of 2 years.
  • Kiana: Kiana, located in the Northwest Arctic, has 361 residents who pay $6.50 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.68 per kilowatt hour of energy. Kiana received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 632 gallons of diesel and save $5, 314 annually through lights upgrades for the Fire Hall, Public Safety Building, VPSO House, City Office, and Community Building.
  • King Cove: King Cove, located in the Aleutians, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $5.16 and its 938 residents pay an average of $0.30 per kilowatt-hour. King Cove has received funds through EECBG to displace 3,600 gallons of diesel and save $24,866 annually by implementing energy efficient lighting, weatherization upgrades, installing programmable thermostats in the city’s Tribal Office, Bible Chapel Church, Corporation Hotel, and Public Safety Building.
  • King Salmon: King Salmon, located in Bristol Bay, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $5.62 and a population of 374. King Salmon has received funds through EECBG to displace 4,899 gallons of diesel and save $23,680 annually through lighting, heating and appliance upgrades for residential buildings.
  • Kipnuk: Kipnuk received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 17 community buildings and 6 teacher-housing units in 2008. The project retrofitted 295 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 121 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 43,990 watts to 18,410 watts while displacing 3,944 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $46,000 has a simple mean payback of 1.57 years.
  • Kobuk: Kobuk, located in the Northwest Arctic, has 151 residents who pay $9.65 per gallon of diesel/heating oil. Kobuk received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 607 gallons of diesel and save $5, 668 annually through air sealing, programmable thermostat installation and energy efficient door upgrades to the City Office.
  • Kokhanok: Kokhanok, located in Bristol Bay, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $7.86 and a population of 170. Dillingham has received funds through EECBG to displace 7,611 gallons of diesel and save $60,059 annually through lighting, heating and appliance upgrades for residential and community buildings, including the EPA office, preschool, school and village council office.
  • Kongiganak: Kongiganak received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 12 community buildings and 7 teacher housing units from May ’06-December ’06. The project retrofitted 218 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 71 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 29,783 watts to 17,117watts while displacing 1,785 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of 4.2 years.
  • Koyuk: Koyuk received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 5 community buildings and 7 teacher housing units from May ’05-October ’06. The project retrofitted 165 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps and installed 44 compact fluorescent light bulbs. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 26,182 watts to 16,330 watts while displacing 1,263 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 6.08 years.
  • Kwethluk: Kwethluk received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 21 community buildings and 8 teacher housing units from 2008. The project retrofitted 303 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 253 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 8 T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 61,230 watts to 26,190 watts while displacing 5,668 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $46,500, has a simple mean payback of 1.46 years.
  • Kwigillingok: Kwigillingok received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 10 community buildings and 5 teacher housing units from November ’06-Summer 2007. The project retrofitted 151 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 43 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 20,011 watts to 11,590 watts while displacing 1,112 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of 5.38 years.

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  • Levelock: Levelock received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings and 4 teacher housing units from October ‘09-January ‘10. The project retrofitted 252 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 85 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 16 T5 light fixtures. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 39,940 watts to 19,660 watts while displacing 3,378 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $33,700 has a simple mean payback of 1.36 years.
  • Lower Kalskag: Lower Kalskag received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings and 3 teacher-housing units. The project retrofitted 244 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 51 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and installed 16 T-5 linear fluorescent light bulbs. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 29,452 watts to 17,284watts while displacing 1,548 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 3.5 years.

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  • Mekoryuk: Mekoryuk received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings and 4 teacher housing units from October ’05-Summer ‘07. The project retrofitted 129 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 136 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 23,711 watts to 12,855 watts while displacing 1,361 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of 4.17years.
  • McGarth: McGarth, located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Upper Tanana region, has 346 residents who pay $7.26 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $9.96 per gallon of propane. McGarth received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 272 gallons of diesel and save $1,720 annual by replacing 150W high pressure sodium and 175W mercury vapor street lighting fixtures with 22W LED fixtures.

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  • Nelson Lagoon: Nelson Lagoon, located in the Aleutians, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $5.50. Nelson Lagoon has received funds through the EECBG to displace 1,514 gallons of diesel and save $8,167 annually through residential appliance and hot water upgrades.
  • Nenana: Nenana, located in the Railbelt region, has 378 residents who pay $4.35 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $5.68 per gallon of propane. Nenana received funds through EECBG to upgrades their current 30 year old heating system to a high efficiency low mass boiler. This project is projected to displace 1,777 gallons of diesel and save $7,730 annually.
  • New Stuyahok: New Stuyahok received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 15 community buildings and 2 teacher housing units from September ’09-November ‘09. The project retrofitted 425 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 38 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 25 T5 light fixtures. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 48,840 watts to 26,620 watts while displacing 2,921 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $42,000, has a simple mean payback of 1.68 years.
  • Nightmute: Nightmute received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for several of its community buildings in 2008. The project retrofitted 72 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 148 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 8 T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 17,054 watts to 7,009 watts while displacing 1,351 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $20,000, has a simple mean payback of 2.14 years.
  • Nikolai: Nikolai, located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Upper Tanana region, has 94 residents who pay $8.00 per gallon of diesel/heating oil. Nikolai received funds through EECBG to complete weatherization upgrades to the community center.
  • Nikolski: Nikolski received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 2 community buildings and 1 teacher-housing units. The project retrofitted 27 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 29 compact fluorescent light bulbs. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 4902 watts to 2321 watts while displacing 503 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 12.87 years.
  • Nome: Nome, located in the Bering Straights, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $6.28 and a population of 3,598. Nome has received funds through the EECBG to displace 12,273 gallons of diesel and save $72,115 annually through private and residential appliance and heating upgrades.
  • Noorvik: Noorvik, located in the Northwest Arctic, has 668 residents who pay $6.77 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $12.44 per gallon of propane. Noorvik received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 1,171 gallons of diesel and save $6,800 annually through insulation, ventilation window upgrade alongside air sealing and installation of a programmable thermostat for the City Office building.
  • North Pole: North Pole, located in the Railbelt region, has 2,117 residents who pay $4.14 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $5.48 per gallon of propane. North Pole received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 2,751 gallons of diesel and save $11,397 annually through weather stripping, Direct Digital Control upgrade, low flow faucets, lighting and motor upgrades, high efficiency toilets, programmable thermostats, and occupancy sensors at North Pole’s City Hall, Fire Station, Police Station, and Public Works.
  • Nulato: Nulato, located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Upper Tanana region, has 264 residents who pay $5.75 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $8.26 per gallon of propane. Nulato received funds through EECBG to upgrade the City Maintenance Shop insulation. This upgrade is projected to displace 498 gallons of diesel, saving $2,864 annually.
  • Nuiqsut: Nuiqsut, located in on the North Slope, has 402 residents who pay $2.05 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $7.63 per gallon of propane. Nuiqsut received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 160 gallons of diesel annually through thermal insulation, boiler, weather-stripping, water heating and lighting upgrades to City Hall and Community Center.
  • Nunapitchuk: Nunapitchuk received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 12 community buildings and 10 teacher housing units from January ’06-Summer ’07. The project retrofitted 251 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 168 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 46,520 watts to 20,258 watts while displacing 3,485 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of 1.72 years.

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  • Old Harbor: Old harbor received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 7 community buildings from May ’05-October ’06. The project retrofitted 299 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps, installed 32 compact fluorescent light bulbs and T5 light fixtures in the gym and school commons area. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 41,432 watts to 24,613 watts while displacing 2,230 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 2.95 years.

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  • Pedro Bay: Pedro Bay received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 5 community buildings and 3 teacher-housing units from October 2008 to December 2008. The project retrofitted 81 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 142 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 15 T5 fluorescent fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 19,756 watts to 9,335 watts while displacing 1,322 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 2.28 years.
  • Pelican: Pelican, located in the Southeast region, has 88 residents who pay $5.45 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $6.39 per gallon of propane. Pelican received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 1,220 gallons of diesel and save $9,498 annually through air sealing, thermal insulation upgrades, and by installing a ventilation system in the City Hall, Fire Hall and Public Library.
  • Petersburg: Petersburg, located in the Southeast region, has 2,948 residents who pay $4.38 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.12 per kilowatt hour of energy. Petersburg received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 5,812 gallons of diesel and save $20,017 annually through energy efficient weatherization, heating and lighting upgrades for the Community Gym, Harbor Master’s Office, Motor Pool, Mountain View Manor, and the Scow Bay Fire Hall.
  • Point Hope: Point Hope, located in on the North Slope, has 674 residents who pay $1.69 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $14.97 per gallon of propane. Point Hope received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 1,839 gallons of diesel and save $2,763 annually through lighting upgrades to the Itinerant Quarters.
  • Port Heiden: Port Heiden received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 6 community buildings and 3 teacher housing units from May ’05-December ’06. The project retrofitted 185 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 33 compact fluorescent light bulbs and T5 light upgrades in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 20,396 watts to 13,540 watts while displacing 1,000 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 7.97 years.
  • Port Lions: Port Loins, located in the Kodiak region, has 194 residents who pay $5.56 per gallon of diesel/heating oil. Port Lions has received funds through EECBG to implement street retrofits that are projected to displace 680 gallons of diesel and save $3,825 annually.

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  • Quinhagak: Quingak received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 7 community buildings and 4 teacher housing units from December ’06-Summer ‘07. The project retrofitted 148 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 78 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 light fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 24,180 watts to 14,279 watts while displacing 1,292 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,250, has a simple mean payback of 4.57 years.

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  • Ruby: Ruby, located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Upper Tanana region, has 166 residents who pay $5.92 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $8.90 per gallon of propane. Ruby received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 52 gallons of diesel and save $294 by replacing 100W HPS with 40 W LED street lighting fixtures.

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  • Saint Michael: Saint Michael received funding through VEEP and EECBG for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings and 14 teacher housing units from November ’09-January ‘10. The project retrofitted 393 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 239 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 52,670 watts to 26,520 watts while displacing 3,098 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $42,000, has a simple mean payback of 1.45 years.
  • Sand Point: Sand Point, located in the Aleutians, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $5.37 and its 976 residents pay an average of $0.38 per kilowatt-hour. Sand Point has received funds through EECBG to displace 6,505 gallons of diesel and save $37,302 annually through residential lighting, heating and appliance upgrades.
  • Savoonga: Savoonga received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 5 community buildings May ’05-September ’06. The project retrofitted 341 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 30 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 fixtures in the school gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 49,928 watts to 32,220 watts while displacing 2,505 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 3.08 years.
  • Selawik: Selavik received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 5 community buildings and 12 teacher housing units from January ’05-April ’07. The project retrofitted 102 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 21 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and T5 fixtures in the Boys and Girls Club. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 20,522 watts to 10,689 watts while displacing 1,278 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $38,235, has a simple mean payback of 4.27 years.
  • Seldovia: Seldovia, located in the Railbelt region, has 255 residents who pay $5.36 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $5.60 per gallon of propane. Seldovia received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 1,290 gallons of diesel and save $5,857 annually through heating system upgrades for the City Office.
  • Seward: Seward, located in the Railbelt region, has 2,693 residents who pay $4.04 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.21 per kilowatt-hour of energy. Seward received funds through EECBG to install motion detectors in their boat harbor, upgrade both the City Hall and Fire Hall’s windows, upgrade the community library’s boiler, upgrade parks and recreations’ heating system, and update the Public Work building’s appliances.
  • Shaktoolik: Shaktoolik, located in the Bering Straights, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $6.34 and a population of 251. Shaktoolik has received funds through the EECBG to displace 358 gallons of diesel and save $5,002 annually through private and residential appliance and heating upgrades for the city’s main office and teen center.
  • Shishmaref: Shishmaref, located in the Bering Straights, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $6.58 and a population of 563. Shishmaref has received funds through EECBG to displace 5,394 gallons of diesel and save $49,689 annually through appliance, lighting and heating upgrades for 22 community buildings including the city office, city shop, and local church.
  • Shungnak: Shungnak, located in the Northwest Arctic, has 262 residents who pay $9.78 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $15.34 per gallon of propane. Shungnak received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 1,358 gallons of diesel and save $13,542 annually through heating system upgrades for the City Office.
  • Skagway: Skagway, located in the Southeast region, has 920 residents who pay $4.48 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $0.22 per kilowatt hour of energy. Skagway received funds through EECBG to upgrade Skagway School’s control system, a project that could potentially displace 6,323 gallons of diesel and save $28,327 annually.
  • Soldotna: Soldotna, located in the Railbelt region, has 4,163 residents who pay $3.90 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $4.50 per gallon of propane. Soldotna received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 1,075 gallons of diesel and save $9,206 annually through lighting upgrades at the Soldotna Sports Center alongside other adjustments.
  • Stebbins: Stebbins received funding through VEEP and EECBG for energy efficiency upgrades for 15 community buildings and 12 teacher housing units from November ’09-January ‘10. The project retrofitted 982 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 226 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 15 T5 light fixtures in the School Gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 139,730 watts to 84,460 watts while displacing 7212 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $83,000, has a simple mean payback of 1.41 years.
  • Stevens Village: Stevens Village received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 8 community buildings which were completed in April ‘10. The project retrofitted 213 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps, while also installing 40 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 8 T5 linear fluorescent fixtures in the School Gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 27,527 watts to 15,037 watts while displacing 2001 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $34,500, has a simple mean payback of 1.48 years.
  • Stony River: Stony River received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 6 community buildings. The project retrofitted 105 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 49 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 21 T-5 linear fluorescent fixtures in the School Gym. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 19,142 watts to 10,119 watts while displacing 1,964 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 2.82 years.

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  • Takotna: Takotna received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 15 community buildings and 1 teacher housing unit from February 2009 to June 2009. The project retrofitted 226 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps and installed 39 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 32,934 watts to 15,414 watts while displacing 2779 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $36,000, has a simple mean payback of .94 years.
  • Tanana: Tanana, located in the Yukon-Koyukuk Upper Tanana region, has 246 residents who pay $5.61 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $6.48 per gallon of propane. Tanana received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 180 gallons of diesel and save $4,177 annually by installing and replacing existing non efficient lighting with all new LED energy efficient lighting units.
  • Tenakee Springs: Tenakee Springs, located in the Southeast region, has 131 residents who pay $4.93 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $3.77 per gallon of propane. Tenakee Springs received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 73 gallons of diesel and save $1,912 annually by retrofitting 22 existing high-pressure sodium street light fixtures with LED fixtures.
  • Toksook: Toksook received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings and 8 teacher housing units. The project retrofitted 281 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 152 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 18 T-5 linear fluorescent fixtures. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 43,947 watts to 22,447 watts while displacing 2,057 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 1.74 years.
  • Tuluksak: Tulusak received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 12 community buildings and 12 teacher housing units. The project retrofitted 141 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 172 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 25,055 watts to 11,124 watts while displacing 2,123 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 2.58 years.
  • Tuntutuliak: Tuntutuliak received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings and 9 teacher housing units. The project retrofitted 122 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 195 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 26,636 watts to 10,727 watts while displacing 2,257 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 2.61 years.

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  • Unalakleet: Unalakleet received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 22 community buildings and 32 district housing units from May ’09-April’10. The project retrofitted 1,180 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 817 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 23 T-5 linear fluorescent fixtures in the School Gym/Lunch Room and Garbage Bailer Building. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 196,940 watts to 97,410 watts while displacing 12,863 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $89,300 has a simple mean payback of 1.04 years.
  • Unalaska: Unalaska, located in the Aleutians, has an average price per gallon of diesel/heating oil of $4.68 and its 4,376 residents pay an average of $0.33 per kilowatt-hour. King Cove has received funds through the EECBG funds to displace 5,482 gallons of diesel and save $68,418 annually through lighting, heating, appliance upgrades for the city’s Aerology Museum, Bowling Alley and OC Office.
  • Upper Kalskag: Upper Kalskag received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 12 community buildings. The project retrofitted 134 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 17 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 24 T-5 linear fluorescent fixtures. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 19,244 watts to 13,028 watts while displacing 791 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 5.41 years.

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  • Valdez: Valdez, located in Cooper River Chugach, has 3,976 residents who pay $4.25 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $3.97 per gallon of propane. Valdez received funds through the EECBG which allowed them to displace 4,753 gallons of diesel and save $48,459 annually by retrofitting street lights with new LED technology.

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  • Wainwright: Wainwright, located in on the North Slope, has 556 residents who pay $1.50 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $19.83 per gallon of propane. Wainwright received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 371 gallons of diesel and save $556 annually through weather stripping, occupancy sensors, lighting and furnace upgrades to Community Center.
  • Wrangell: Wrangell, located in the Southeast region, has 2,369 residents who pay $5.01 per gallon of diesel/heating oil and $4.65 per gallon of propane. Wrangell received funds through EECBG that allowed them to displace 4,137 gallons of diesel and save $19,573 annually by retrofitting existing street light fixtures with LED lighting fixtures.
  • White Mountain: White Mountain received funding through VEEP for energy efficiency upgrades for 11 community buildings and teacher-housing units. The project retrofitted 235 light fixtures village wide with electronic ballasts and T8 lamps while also installing 17 compact fluorescent light bulbs village wide and 5 T5 fluorescent light bulbs. These upgrades dropped the community’s energy use from 27,364 watts to 14,276 watts while displacing 1,927 gallons of diesel. The project, priced at $37,775 has a simple mean payback of 1.53 years.

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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.