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Charlie Walls: Life near the limit of hydro capacity

Sitka, Alaska Sitka's electric director Charlie Walls says demand in Sitka is not significantly higher in Sitka this year over last. The problem is that as Sitka closes in on the limit of its hydro capacity, the system is much more susceptible to variations in rainfall — and much more dependent on diesel back-up. Full interview with KCAW's Robert Woolsey.
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