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Mat-Su winds create megawatts of power

...Alaska Energy Authority. Adjacent to Mount Spurr is Lake Chakachamna, a potential 300-400 megawatt hydropower source...1980s study by the Alaska Power Authority. South of Lake Chakachamna are Cook Inlet's Forelands. A scaled down Susitna...
Too soon to judge

...North Slope gas pipeline is built to Alberta. Renewable energy options in Southcentral, such as hydropower from Lake Chakachamna and geothermal from Mount Spurr, have also drawn attention. Deciding which is best will require a lot more economic...
Alaska editorial: State shouldn't complicate gas supply issue

...the Lower 48? A spur line off a pipeline shipping gas to Valdez, for export to Asia? What about hydro power from Lake Chakachamna? Or geothermal power from Mount Spurr? Given the realm of possibilities, the state has to be careful not to make...
Berkowitz files to run for governor in 2010

...megawatts of power. If you develop Mount Spur (geothermal), that's 150 megawatts of power. You develop (Lake) Chakachamna, that's another 250 or 250 megawatts of power. I haven't busted a sweat yet and I'm at 500 megawatts of...
Alaska Editorial: Utility wars or community coordination?

...turbines. Geothermal power from Mount Spurr is getting attention as a renewable energy option. So is hydro power from Lake Chakachamna. A scaled down version of the Susitna mega-hydroelectric project has its fans, while others favor smaller, more...
Legislature heads for showdown

...House rejected Anchorage Rep. Harry Crawford's plan to spend $2 million to study a big hydroelectric project at Lake Chakachamna. Republicans rejected the plan on a party-line vote, saying it had not been vetted enough. Crawford suggested...


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