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Senate committee advances amended permitting bill off past studies. In 2011, it received $10 million from the state to study the feasibility of the lake as a hydroelectric site.Executive director Elaine Brown said the group was denied a special use permit by the Department of Natural Resources...
AEL&P pleads its case to RCA

...future load growth, we'd have to add diesel generation to our system," Willis said. Lake Dorothy is a prime hydroelectric site, developed with a lake tap instead of a dam to minimize environmental impacts. And it is just three miles from...
Generator failure causes power outage

...of downtown, Douglas and the Valley lost power at about 7 p.m. Wednesday after a generator at the Snettisham hydroelectric site tripped off line, Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. reported. AEL&P spokesman Scott Willis said the generator...
Petersburg wants to jump on the borough bandwagon

...Hobart has never been a concern to Petersburg," she said.What does concern Petersburg are several likely hydroelectric sites, including some eyed by other Southeast communities.Thomas Bay, where Alaska Hydropower Inc., wants to build...
Gustavus celebrates diesel-free power

...largest part coming from the federally funded Denali Commission. Gustavus also overcame the hurdle of acquiring the hydroelectric site. Originally within the boundaries of the nearby Glacier Bay National Park, a land trade provided state land elsewhere...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Utilities submit bids for dams 8/4/97

...turning the dams over to the cities they serve. The bid, which offers more than $104 million for the four hydroelectric sites, is the first formal proposal received from the utilities since the state began looking for a buyer in 1995...


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