Energy Planning

Client: Alaska Energy Authority, Regional Government Entities, Tribes, and Housing Authorities
Location: Statewide, Alaska

Energy is critical to life in rural Alaska. Kuna assists clients in evaluating and implementing sustainable and reliable energy options. We provide resource assessments, technology evaluations, feasibility studies, assistance in planning and grant application, concept development, design, environmental assessments and permitting, economic and market evaluations, sociopolitical appraisals, and construction management.

Areas of focus include:

  • Utility Management & Operations
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Power Generation
  • Heating
  • Transportation
  • Planning for the Future

Kuna developed regional energy plans for the Northwest Arctic, Bering Strait, Interior Alaska, Prince William Sound, Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, and the North Slope. Other energy projects that our team developed include:

  • AEA Alaska Energy End Use Study
  • Cosmos Hills Hydroelectric Feasibility Study & Conceptual Design Report
  • Upper Kobuk Biomass Project – Ambler, Kobuk & Shungnak

Kuna’s Holistic Planning Approach:

We understand that when it comes to implementing renewable energy technology, meaningful community involvement is as important as solid planning and engineering. Our holistic approach to planning and design emphasizes the ultimate goal of building better communities by including local residents and stakeholders.