Special Report: Alaska’s Power Struggle
November 21, 2012
By Megan Mazurek | Your Alaska Link: ‘Alaska’s Power Struggle’ explores how the state is keeping up with energy demands during the darkest and coldest parts of the year.
In rural Alaska, residents can pay anywhere from $8-10 for a gallon of heating oil and people living in Fairbanks are dealing with poor air quality.
Experts recommend home retrofits and alternative heating methods to save on energy costs, as well as long term solutions to better streamline the state’s energy needs.