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Glacier Bay hydropower plan debated

...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 project on Falls Creek, in...
Plan touts hydropower project for Glacier Bay

...proposal's draft environmental 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...
Gustavus celebrates diesel-free power

...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 Haines Republican and a commercial...
Power company says it needs wilderness site

...demand growth in the town of 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...
Feds approve hydro project at Glacier Bay

...hour - in part because of the Gustavus Electric Co.'s dependence on expensive...Dick Levitt, owner of the Gustavus Electric Co., said he had no advance...statement that would have required Gustavus Electric Co. to establish a $50,000...
Comments taken on Gustavus hydro plant

...Hoonah Tlingits. The Falls Creek project proposed by Gustavus Electric Co. is estimated to cost $4.5 million. The plant...current dependence on costly diesel energy. But Gustavus Electric Co. President Dick Levitt said the Intertie is not...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Young threatens park over Gustavus land trade 6/12/98 a hydroelectric source have been debated for 30 years. Richard Levitt, general manager and president of Gustavus Electric Co., said the project would lead to significant savings for local consumers, the National Park Service and the...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Gustavus hydro project makes headway 7/27/98

...The project would lead to lower power costs for residents of Gustavus. It has been sought for several years by Gustavus Electric Co. Diesel is currently used for power generation. ``With great advantages over diesel, hydro power would relieve...


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