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Alaska


BESS System on Hybrid Microgrid Powers Remote Alaskan Community

The small town of Cordova, Alaska, is located 150 miles southeast of Anchorage, near the picturesque head of the Orca Inlet on the Prince William Sound, at the mouth of…


Healy 2: The Story of a Coal Unit's Remarkable Resiliency

Coal is the reason that Healy, Alaska, exists. To ensure low-cost power and reliability to interior Alaska—a remote place that is bereft of gas and has little sun in the…


Alaska’s Only Nuclear Plant Will Be Decommissioned

It’s been nearly 50 years since Alaska’s only nuclear power plant was in service. Nonetheless, the site has continued to be a hub of activity off and on over the…


States Sue EPA, Army Corps Over Final Waters of U.S. Rule with Reach Over Power Plants

Thirteen states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over the recently finalized Clean Water Rule, which they say illegally puts the federal…


Top Plant: Southcentral Power Project, Anchorage, Alaska

Owners: Chugach Electric Association Inc. and Anchorage Municipal Light & PowerOperator: Chugach Electric Association Inc. The Southcentral Power Project is Alaska’s third-largest power plant and its most fuel-efficient. By employing…