Uncategorized

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.
© Copyright 1970, Raven Radio Foundation Inc.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Diesel stove likely cause of boat fire

IMG_8534
A 32-foot commercial fishing boat caught fire early Monday morning (07-25-16) in ANB Harbor. The F/V American Express, a gillnetter, was tied up on the outer side of the transient float. more

July 26, 2016: What’s happening at tonight’s Assembly meeting?

4434354492_8e440d4999_o
When the Assembly meets tonight (07-26-16), they’ll continue discussing Sitka's property tax structure, receive an update on bulk water contracts, and sign-off on rate increases written into the FY17 budget. Those include a 5% increase in moorage fees and a 1% increase in water and wastewater fees. more