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About ACEP

The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) based at the University of Alaska is dedicated to applied energy research and testing focused on lowering the cost of energy throughout Alaska and developing economic opportunities for the State, its residents, and its industries.

ACEP was formed in January, 2008 with the goal of meeting Alaska’s unique energy research needs, and operates under a private sector business model within the University system.

ACEP is a gateway for energy related activity at the University of Alaska. Working across campuses and pulling from the University’s extensive resources and expertise, ACEP is interdisciplinary, needs-driven, and agile.

ACEP has also developed a wide range of partnerships outside the University at the local, state, national and international level to ensure research conducted through ACEP will be relevant, current and world class.

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  • Soft Registration Deadline for the 2014 Alaska Wood Energy Conference is Friday, April 11th
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2014 Alaska Wood Energy Conference
April 15 - 17, 2014
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center
Fairbanks, Alaska

Register now for the 2014 Alaska Wood Energy Conference at www.uaf.edu/ces/nrcd/awec.  Space is filling up fast and time is running out! Registrations for the 2014 Wood Energy Conference will be accepted until the conference begins, but attendees are encouraged to register as soon as possible to secure a seat.

Some of our favorites will be speaking:

• ACEP Director, Gwen Holdmann, will give a keynote address on April 16th - “The Future of Alaska’s Energy”

• ACEP Biomass Coordinator, Amanda Byrd, will moderate Session Four on April 16th - “What Makes a Good Project from a Community Perspective”

• Cooperative Extension Service Energy Specialist, Art Nash, will moderate Session Eight on April 17th – “Performance Analysis of Wood-burning Appliances”

• ACEP Assistant Professor of Energy, Daisy Huang, will give a presentation titled “How much Oil can Wood Displace? Putting Numbers to the Estimates under Different Feedstock Conditions”

To view the full agenda for the Wood Energy Conference, visit www.uaf.edu/ces/nrcd/awec/agenda.

Questions and comments can be sent to asburgett@alaska.edu or khpetersen@alaska.edu.






  • 2014 Alaska Rural Energy Conference, Fairbanks, September 23rd -25th
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2014 Alaska Rural Energy Conference
September 23 – 25, 2014
Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center
Fairbanks, Alaska

The 2014 Alaska Rural Energy Conference will be held in Fairbanks, Alaska, this September and the Conference Organizing Committee would like to invite you and your organization to attend!

To view more information on this year’s conference or to register visit www.akruralenergy.org.

If you would like to participate in this year’s Conference as a sponsor or a vendor please take a moment to view our sponsorship levels at www.akruralenergy.org/sponsor.html

The Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center is offering reduced rates for Alaska Rural Energy Conference attendees.  Call the Westmark directly at 1-800-544-0970 and give them the hotel code AREC092814 for discounted rates or book online at http://www.westmarkhotels.com/.

All attendees using the conference code AREC092814 to book a room at the Westmark Fairbanks during the conference will be eligible for a drawing of one free room night at this property.  All Westmark Fairbanks rooms come with free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, and free parking.

Conference rates will expire August 28th, 2014, or when room block is filled. Book your room now and save!

Note: The Westmark’s South Tower has recently undergone renovations and attendees are encouraged to request these beautiful new rooms.

Image: Flyer courtesy of the 2014 Alaska Rural Energy Conference Organizing Committee.

  • Business of Clean Energy in Alaska, May 1st to 2nd, 2014
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Business of Clean Energy in Alaska

May 1 - 2, 2014

Dena’ina Convention Center

Anchorage, Alaska

"Alaska is home to vast supplies of energy, yet Alaskans pay some of the highest energy prices in the country. The Business of Clean Energy in Alaska conference is about identifying economic opportunities and finding clean energy solutions to create a more independent and resilient future for our state." -bceaconference.com

ACEP is proud to sponsor this year's Business of Clean Energy in Alaska Conference hosted by Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) and is happy to be sending Gwen Holdmann and Marc Mueller-Stoffels to participate as speakers in it.

Marc will be presenting on his work regarding the Nome Integration Study during the Breakout Sessions on May 2nd from 1:45pm to 3pm while Gwen will be speaking as a panelist on Panel #5, World Interest in Alaska, at 3:45pm to 5pm also on May 2nd.

For more information on this year’s Conference or if you would like to register, visit bceaconference.com.


Flyer courtesy of bceaconference.com.

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