St. George Island in Alaska

St. George Island in Alaska
September 23, 2014 The Islanded Grid Resource Center
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Rodney W. Lekanof

The Alaska Dispatch News recently ran this editorial from the mayor of remote St. George island in Alaska about energy solutions the island is pursuing: Like many rural communities in Alaska, St. George struggles with sustainability. St. George is located on the northeast shore of St. George Island, the southernmost of the four Pribilof Islands, 750 miles west of Anchorage. To help resolve the energy issues on St. George, the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) created a long-term plan in partnership with our community to address the needs on the island. This included both wind generation and upgrading the diesel generators to become more efficient. Read more