Plane landing in Kotzebue

Economic Development

Northwest Alaska’s economy has a lot of room to grow. Bringing down the cost of living through comprehensive energy plans and expanding business and educational opportunities will deepen and develop the area’s economy.

NWALT has supported:

Regionally-developed energy programs to reduce residents’ cost of living – weatherization, alternative energy initiatives, efforts to decrease cost of utilities and fossil fuels

Broadband services to expand regional participation in global economy

Our Focus Areas

As we work toward building a better tomorrow for our people and region, we seek the participation and support of state and federal officials and agencies. We are confident that together, with state and federal partners, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our people.