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Second avalanche splitter installed

...avalanches in the spring of 2008 and winter 2009 crippled several towers along a 43-mile power line route from the Snettisham Lake hydroelectric facility. AEL&P was forced to burn expensive diesel in its backup generators for weeks.AEL&P...
Alaska energy overview

...AEL&P received $2 million in state funding toward an $8 million project to develop avalanche diverters along the Snettisham Lake transmission line.Cory Borgeson, president and CEO of Golden Valley Electric Association, said Alaska is in an...
My turn: Use facts in justifying actions of Juneau's electric utility, provides the following information: Sound off on the important issues at "By May '07 both Snettisham lakes had been drawn down much lower than normal," AEL&P reported. "By August 7, the lakes were clearly not filling...
Looking to Lake Dorothy for more power

...sited. In 2004, it would clear the transmission right of way from the mouth of Dorothy Creek to the east terminal of Snettisham Lake. In 2005, penstock and tunnels would be constructed. The project would go online in November 2006, making 2007...
Repairs to transmission line in progress at Snettisham

...said Thursday. Avalanches on April 16 knocked out the line that supplied Juneau's hydroelectric power from the Snettisham lakes, 40 miles southeast of town. Five transmission towers were downed and two others damaged. Rebuilding the towers...
Air emissions spike in Juneau with increased diesel use

...switched to the generators April 16, when an avalanche knocked out the line supplying hydroelectric power from the Snettisham lakes, 40 miles south of Juneau. Since then, the city has been running on about 90 percent diesel and 10 percent hydroelectric...
Avalanche knocks out hydro power

...RCA. Juneau's rates rose 14 percent last fall. Electricity demand increased at a time when water flow into the Snettisham lakes was less than normal, McLeod said. AEL&P has supplemented the hydro power with about 10 percent diesel since...
Snettisham site readied for work on new towers

...damaged five others, and disconnected the transmission line that supplied Juneau's hydroelectric power from the Snettisham lakes, 40 miles south of town. Two crews of contractors from Anchorage-based City Electric Inc. worked on the mountainside...
AEL&P shuts off its interruptible electric customers

...Snettisham hydroelectric plant, and how much electricity Juneau's regular, noninterruptible customers are using. The Snettisham lakes are full. But now that cold weather is here, inflows into them are no longer keeping up with the water being drained...


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