Federal workshop highlights renewable energy resources in Alaska 

From KTUU: Exploring the possibilities on the outer continental shelf, Tuesday the focus was on renewable energy offshore. The federal Minerals Management Service held a public workshop in Anchorage Tuesday. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 broadened the spectrum of activities for the outer continental shelf, and now the federal government wants to coordinate all levels of government and stakeholders to explore offshore opportunities. The more than 2,000 renewable projects in the works worldwide include wind, waves and ocean current– key elements in Alaska. Read more

Also more information at these sites:

http://westcoastoceans.gov/

http://www.mms.gov/offshore/RenewableEnergy/index.htm

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