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Mat-Su winds create megawatts of power

...several unique sources of renewable power. The volcanic Mount Spurr has the potential to produce megawatts of renewable geothermal...according to the Alaska Energy Authority. Adjacent to Mount Spurr is Lake Chakachamna, a potential 300-400 megawatt...
This Day in History

...In 1921, the newspaper Douglas Island News moved to Juneau and changed its name to Stroller's Weekly. In 1953, Mount Spurr erupted, covering Anchorage with ash and halting air traffic. In 1958, an earthquake measuring 8.0 hit Southeast...
Alaska Digest

...Gottschall piloted Firebird I on a tour of Southcentral Alaska, flying over the Skwentna River basin, Hayes Glacier, Mount Spurr and other points. He was finishing what Lt. Sammie Hunter, a passenger Friday, started in June of 1964. Over the...
Alaska Digest monitor two volcanoes that the Alaska Volcano Observatory says could send dangerous ash into the air at any time. Mount Spurr, 80 miles west of Anchorage across Cook Inlet, shook itself from a 12-year sleep in early July and has been in Code...
Lt. Gov. Treadwell concludes rural energy conference

...are funded for fiscal 2012, including $112.2 million worth of hydroelectric projects, $12.5 million for the Mount Spurr geothermal project and $36 million in renewable energy grants.There has been $176.6 million approved for 207 renewable...
Gov. Sean Parnell ending 1st state-sponsored trip overseas that included stops in Europe, Israel renewable energy while meeting with leaders of Ormat Technologies Inc. A subsidiary of Ormat is involved in the Mount Spurr geothermal project in Alaska.Parnell also met with Israeli President Shimon Peres.Parnell said his trip to Israel...
Too soon to judge 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 analysis, technical data, recruitment...
Alaska editorial: Energy future

...royalty take on electricity produced by geothermal means, making what could be a 50 megawatt to 100 megawatt project at Mount Spurr more attractive, and enough to encourage the drilling needed to determine the real potential. Gov. Parnell signed...
Alaska editorial: State shouldn't complicate gas supply issue

...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 the quest for Southcentral energy solutions...
West Coast group buys Era division

...Tacey were the second and third spellers of 273 students to stand up at the microphone. Danielle, 11, a student at Mount Spurr Elementary School on Elmendorf Air Force Base, advanced through rounds two and three, successfully spelling "antipodes...


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