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Glacier Bay hydropower plan debated

...underground. Homes are built far apart, meaning that some lines run a quarter-mile to serve just one customer. When Dick Levitt created the Gustavus Electric Co. in 1983, he picked up an idea that others had abandoned - building a hydropower...
Plan touts hydropower project for Glacier Bay

...impact statement will be held this week in Hoonah, Juneau, Gustavus and Anchorage. Gustavus Electric Co. President Dick Levitt said the hydroelectric plant would ease the community's dependence on expensive diesel fuel. "This is the only possibility...
The Gold Medal Basketball Hall of Fame

...John Maxand, Lee Maxwell and Ray Howard1992 - Dennis Gray, Frank Wilson and John Hinchman Sr.1993 - Dick Deal, Dick Levitt, Albert Kookesh, Frank White and Randy Hayward1994 - Alan Boskofsky, Chauncy Jacobs, David Andrews, Dr. Cyrus...
Gustavus celebrates diesel-free power

...Hydroelectric Project, which last year began providing all of Gustavus' power. "It feels nothing short of wonderful," said Dick Levitt, president of the Gustavus Electric Co. "Dick is the reason this finally got done," said Rep. Bill Thomas, a...
Power company says it needs wilderness site

...450. "They didn't look at the possibility of flat load growth," Cutter said. But Gustavus Electric Co. owner Dick Levitt says the project is needed to stabilize the city's already high electricity rates, at 51 cents a kilowatt hour fueled...
Power spike in Gustavus causes costly damage

...the small town near Glacier Bay National Park, prompting some to complain about the company's service and prices. Dick Levitt, the company's owner, said the spike is the first of its kind during his 20 years of ownership. "There was a failure...
Feds approve hydro project at Glacier Bay

...Wednesday. "Everybody was kept in the dark," Hession said, because FERC did not forewarn Alaskans of its vote. Dick Levitt, owner of the Gustavus Electric Co., said he had no advance notice of the commission's vote. "This is a total...
Comments taken on Gustavus hydro plant

...Intertie project to alleviate its current dependence on costly diesel energy. But Gustavus Electric Co. President Dick Levitt said the Intertie is not an option for Gustavus. The draft environmental impact statement says Gustavus' portion of...


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