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  1. Utililites pitch expansion at Bradley Lake hydroplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Homer News

    ... to cover its costs and would do the same for the portion of power attributable to Battle Creek. Chugach Electric Association CEO Lee Thibert said to the AEA board that the Battle Creek power would initially be slightly more expensive than some other ...

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  2. Utililites pitch expansion at Bradley Lake hydroplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... to cover its costs and would do the same for the portion of power attributable to Battle Creek. Chugach Electric Association CEO Lee Thibert said to the AEA board that the Battle Creek power would initially be slightly more expensive than some other ...

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  3. How your power use is destroying Eklutna River salmon, and how to fix thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Municipal Light and Power, majority owner of the power project, nor the other two owners, Chugach Electric Association and Matanuska Electric Association, would consent to an interview. Speaking for their joint operating committee, MEA provided a ...

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  4. 6 things to know about Tuesday's Anchorage Assembly agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Croft, Amy Demboski and Tim Steele - want two electric utilities, Municipal Light & Power and Chugach Electric Association, to take "substantive steps to explore merger opportunities," a long-discussed idea. The resolution, which is non-binding, ...

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  5. Chugach Electric cancels Snow River projectRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | Petroleum News

    Chugach Electric Association has cancelled its project for the development of a new hydroelectric facility on the Snow River on the Kenai Peninsula. Snow River flows into Kenai Lake through the mountains on the east side of the Seward Highway.

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  6. Chugach kills Snow River hydropower studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Public pushback persuaded Chugach Electric Association to punt on its proposal to build a $500 million-plus hydropower project at the headwaters of the Kenai River less than four months into a decade-long process. The Anchorage electric cooperative announced late Thursday that it is canceling further study of a concept to dam the Snow River near Seward, which is the feeder system to Kenai Lake and the upper reaches of the Kenai watershed.

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  7. Snow River dam project scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Four weeks after federal regulators gave Chugach Electric Association a three-year permit to investigate the feasibility of putting a hydroelectric dam on the eastern Kenai Peninsula's Snow River, the directors of the Anchorage-based utility decided to cancel the project. "We are committed to sustainable energy, but we've heard from many Alaskans who do not want us to study this option, and we appreciate and respond to those voices and concerns," said Chugach Electric CEO Lee Thibert in a Thursday press release announcing the cancelation.

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  8. Utility to halt Kenai Peninsula dam study after strong public outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Jan Bukac of Seward asks a question during the Chugach Electric Association public meeting in the Moose Pass Community Hall on the proposed hydroelectric project on the North Fork of the Snow River on Tuesday. Chugach Electric Association announced Thursday it will end its study of a hydroelectric dam at Snow River on the Kenai Peninsula following a public outcry against the project at meetings this week in Anchorage and Moose Pass.

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  9. Snow River hydropower concept meets immediate skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Chugach Electric Association is spending $200,000 this year to study a possible hydropower project that would dam the Snow River on the Kenai Peninsula. The project drew a large, and skeptical audience, at an informational meeting held April 17 in Anchorage.

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  10. Group of major Anchorage businesses encourages city power utilities to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Leaders in the Anchorage business community on Wednesday encouraged the heads of the city's electric utilities to examine a possible merger in the interest of keeping rates affordable. In a letter to the Chugach Electric Association and Municipal Light & Power, Anchorage Economic Development Corp. President Bill Popp said the utilities and stakeholders should have "substantive discussions" about such a merger.

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  11. Chugach Electric extends gas agreementRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Petroleum News

    Anchorage based electricity utility Chugach Electric Association has told the Regulatory Commission of Alaska that it has extended a gas supply agreement with Cook Inlet Energy LLC by five years from its previous expiry date of March 31, 2018, to March 31, 2023.

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  12. Anchorage utility consolidation ponderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    From left to right, Chugach Electric Association Board Chair Janet Reiser, Anchorage Municipal Light and Power General Manager Mark Johnston, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, Matanuska Electric Association General Manager Tony Izzo and Chugach Electric Association CEO Lee Thibert discuss a power sharing deal on Jan. 30 in Anchorage. A national consultant told business leaders that the next logical step is for Chugach and ML&P to consolidate into a single utility to capture further cost savings.

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  13. Furie settles Jones Act violation for $10M fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... signed several gas supply deals with local utilities since. Furie signed a deal in March with Chugach Electric Association that will run until 2033 to supply at least 20 percent of the utility's needs, with an option to double its purchases of gas. ...

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  14. Chugach Electric signs 16-year natural gas deal with FurieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... with a new producer. The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports ( http://bit.ly/2on3UHU ) that Chugach Electric Association and Furie Operating Alaska signed a gas sale and purchase agreement this month for Furie to provide at least 20 percent of the ...

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  15. Chugach Electric inks deal with Furie for gas to 2033Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A contract with a new producer means Alaska's largest electric utility has secured a natural gas supply for the next 16 years. Chugach Electric Association and Furie Operating Alaska signed a gas sale and purchase agreement March 3 for Furie to provide at least 20 percent of the utility's natural gas needs through March 2033.

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  16. Opposition rises quickly against proposal to study Kenai dams at Snow RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to guiding clients on the Kenai River. But both are united in opposition to a dam proposed by Chugach Electric Association for the Snow River north of Seward. Within days of learning about the idea in early March, Lisi, 36, and Kirr, 37, founded a ...

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  17. Large rate spike on latest ML&P electric bills draws oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... relations said the utility's rates are now "slightly higher" than rates charged by the larger Chugach Electric Association, after being "slightly lower" for many years. Chugach also serves a portion of the Anchorage area. Before the interim rates ...

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  18. HEA to pay out credits to membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... began in 1945 as a buying cooperative to purchase power for the peninsula from the neighboring Chugach Electric Association, began to pay its members capital credits in 1981, said member services supervisor Susan Oliver. Payments have been made at ...

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  19. Meet the HEA Board of Director candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... by profession, has previously been a board member of HEA's neighboring utility cooperative Chugach Electric Association, and has unsuccessfully run in HEA elections twice before. He wrote in his candidate information package that his goal if elected ...

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  20. Start-up gambles time is right for Alaska solar powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KSKA

    ... a very low base. The two utilities that serve most of Anchorage - Municipal Light & Power and Chugach Electric Association - say solar power represents well under 1 percent of their total generation. But Chugach also said the number of photo-voltaic ...

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