Recognizing the critical role energy plays in the quality of life and economic development of Alaska’s communities, the Denali Commission has made energy its primary infrastructure theme since 1999. The Commission has made great strides developing safe and reliable energy infrastructure in Alaska.

Ruby Bulk Fuel Facility
Ruby Bulk Fuel Facility.

The Energy Program funds the design and construction of replacement bulk fuel storage facilities, upgrades to community power generation and distribution systems, energy efficiency measures and alternative energy projects. The Commission primarily works with the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) and Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) to meet rural communities’ fuel storage and power generation needs.

Types of Projects Funded:

  • Bulk-Fuel Storage
  • Community Power Generation
  • Transmission and Distribution Systems
  • Energy Efficiency Projects
  • Alternative and Renewable Energy


Tom Wolf PE. PMP
Direct: 907-271-5232