Introducing another information source – TETHYS

Tethys, named after the Greek titaness of the sea, was developed in 2009 by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to support the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office and Water Power Technologies Office. The primary functions of Tethys are twofold:

  • To facilitate the exchange of information and data on the environmental effects of wind and marine renewable energy technologies; and
  • To serve as a commons for wind and marine renewable energy practitioners and therefore enhance the connectedness of the renewable energy community as a whole.

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Commercial Building Energy Audits – Sign-up Now!

This month, SWAMC is launching a low-cost energy audit program for small businesses in Southwest Alaska. The program is funded by the USDA and operated by our partners, Information Insights and Energy Audits of Alaska. Find out more at

We’re also pleased to announce donations from Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation (BBEDC), Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association (APICDA), and Pen Air aimed at reducing the program cost of flying auditors to communities.