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Avista promotes renewable energy

...large-scale hydropower project.The Lake Dorothy hydropower plant, which was completed...million. Avista plans to expand the Lake Dorothy project to cover Juneau's energy...The other 30 percent comes from Lake Dorothy, Annex Creek, Salmon Creek and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-15/avista-promotes-renewable-energy
Local
Animals go on a power trip

...wanton" destruction of a bald eagle's nest during the Lake Dorothy construction project.It was embarrassing to the company...an accidental relay trip. AEL&P was doing work at Lake Dorothy and was testing a power line when a circuit breaker...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-13/animals-go-power-trip
Local
Commentary: In Juneau, electricity comes cheap

...unmatched by anyone else in the private or public sector throughout Juneau's history. The relatively new $78.5 million Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric Project - requiring an enormously complicated lake tap - means Juneau uses 100 percent renewable energy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-07/commentary-juneau-electricity-comes-c
Opinion
AEL&P is a leader in avalanche mitigation

...institutional knowledge in related Juneau businesses.Alaska Electric Light & Power protects its Lake Snettisham and Lake Dorothy hydroelectric power transmission lines from avalanche damage through passive and active preventative measures, such...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-18/aelp-leader-avalanche-mitigation
Local
Wind brings tree down on AEL&P lines

...able to power downtown as soon as the break was isolated. "We picked up all of downtown on hydro, Snettisham and Lake Dorothy, and everything north of Lemon Creek on diesel," McLeod said. Crews working in the wind and rain were able to cut...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101310/loc_719721598.shtml
News
Alaska energy overview

...Group consultants.Southeast also benefited from a $15 million federal appropriation that allowed AEL&P to build the Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric Project with minimum impact to its customers. "It is a perfect example of a project that could never have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-23/alaska-energy-overview
State
New rules mostly miss AEL&P's diesel plants

...regulations reveal advantages to Juneau's predominant reliance on lake-tap hydroelectric power from Lake Snettisham and Lake Dorothy.Diesel generation makes up only about 2 percent of AEL&P generation; the rest comes from hydro, which has no hazardous...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-22/new-rules-mostly-miss-aelampps-diesel-p
Local
Industry reps talk mining at State Capitol

...the Greens Creek mine."I heard recently about the Lake Dorothy hydro project here in Juneau, which, because of Greens...of communities."Greens Creek paid for much of the Lake Dorothy development, which went online in 2009 after a lengthy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-27/industry-reps-talk-mining-state-capitol
State
Empire editorial: Juneau's foundation built on the socio-economic benefits of mining

...of our utility rates in the not too distant future. AEL&P's next big project is the Lake Dorothy hydroelectric generation facility. If the Lake Dorothy project moves forward, it will supply the supplemental power needed to meet Juneau's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051803/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion
AEL&P deal would power mine

...diesel. Wood said Juneau will benefit because selling excess power to the mine will allow AEL&P to build its planned Lake Dorothy hydroelectric facility before the community's electrical consumption exceeds its current hydroelectric resources...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071505/loc_20050715008.shtml
News

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