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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Blue Lake generation outage: Out with the old, in with the new
The Sitka Assembly passed a budget for the coming year on first reading last night (5-27-15). But that budget still has a million-dollar hole. The shortfall is significantly larger than expected even a week ago. more