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Senators work to formalize energy goal

...small natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to Southcentral, as well as huge new hydroelectric projects such as Chakachamna Lake near Anchorage. Both may not be possible, Wielechowski acknowledged, but the plan doesn't determine which is...
Parnell backs Susitna hydro project

...The authority estimated the cost at $4.5 billion. This was the preferred option over an alternative project at Chakachamna Lake, about 85 miles west of Anchorage. The authority plans public workshops on the hydro project in February.
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Report favors smaller of two hydro projects

...sense for Alaska than a smaller hydro project at Chakachamna Lake across Cook Inlet from Anchorage. The study says...The proposal is for drilling into the bottom of Chakachamna Lake 85 miles west of Anchorage and funneling water down...
Hydro offered again as energy alternative

ANCHORAGE - An ambitious hydropower project at Chakachamna Lake was among about three dozen proposals in a competition...engineers would drill into the bottom of 14-mile-long Chakachamna Lake to funnel water from the mountains down a 24-foot-wide...


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