The Morning Interview

Blue Lake generation outage: Out with the old, in with the new

Utility director Chris Brewton and Blue Lake expansion project manager Dean Orbison discuss the status of Sitka’s current generation outage, as a penstock is installed at the new Blue Lake powerhouse. While Blue Lake hydro is down, the city is running on Green Lake hydro, plus a new Solar Titan diesel turbine — one of the first permanent installations of this unit in Alaska.

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