Everything that powers our modern lifestyle—electric cars, smartphones, even wind turbines—requires minerals extracted from the earth. Minerals are essential to green energy, national security, and consumer technology. The problem: the United States is […]
On February 2, 2021, a letter signed by nine Alaska business organizations and the Alaska Policy Forum, was sent to Deb Haaland, current nominee for Secretary of the Interior. The letter is an […]
The economic shutdowns throughout the past year have had dire consequences for our young state. Now more than ever, Alaska needs to take charge of its own destiny—free from the shackles of the federal […]
On October 22, 2020, APF joined with the American Energy Alliance and 40 other organizations to send the following letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end the Production Tax Credit. Click […]
By Casey Dschaak Click here to open a print-ready PDF in a new tab. Introduction All states in the union have a resource or industry they are particularly exceptional at producing and providing. Some […]
The first presidential debate was held on September 29, and though sound policy was not the focus of the night, Biden made clear his position on renewable energy in the United States. In […]
On August 5, 2020, APF joined a coalition of think tanks and taxpayer protection groups in sending the following letter to congressional leadership to oppose extension of tax subsidies to the solar and […]
Have you ever wondered why we don’t just replace fossil fuels with renewable resources, such as wind and solar? Energy density matters! The resources found here in Alaska go a lot further than […]
On April 6, 2020, APF joined dozens of other organizations in sending a letter to the President in support of the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule. This joint Department of Transportation (DOT) […]
The following resolution from the American Energy Alliance is a statement on the relationship between energy, freedom, and human wellbeing. Over two dozen organizations across the country, including APF, agree that a free […]
Fossil fuels are essential to modern life. How essential? Check out the video! The resources we have here in Alaska not only provide jobs to our residents, but they make our modern world […]
Power plants use natural gas and coal as fuel to provide us with electricity. The question is, where does that fuel come from? Watch the video below to find out!
We all use electricity, but have you ever wondered where it’s coming from? Learn more about the electric grids that power our lives.
What is electricity used for? Just about … everything. Click here to view this video on APF’s YouTube channel.
On February 14, 2020, APF Energy and Environmental Policy Fellow Larry Barsukoff submitted the following testimony on SB 155, “An Act relating to exploration and mining rights; relating to annual labor requirements with […]
By Larry Barsukoff This op-ed was originally published by the Anchorage Daily News on February 14, 2020. Remember the Exxon Valdez? Of course. Now name another major industrial accident in Alaska. Some of you […]