High energy prices pull renewable projects from the fringe
"The rising costs of diesel has made alternative energy attractive in remote villages, especially wind and wind-diesel hybrid, or combinations of wind and diesel. These are now considered pretty attractive technologies."
- Dennis Witmer, energy techonolgy specialist
Fairbanks, Alaska, USA - Renewable energy is hot these days, even in Alaska.
Once the domain of visionaries and backyard tinkerers, private firms and investors are now showing serious interest in wind, tidal and geo-thermal power projects in Alaska.