After years of effort, all six Railbelt utilities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to move forward with an organization to work more closely together to manage Alaska’s largest interconnected grid. The Railbelt Reliability Council (RRC) is the organization that will define and enforce electric reliability standards, coordinate joint planning through an integrated […]
On Tuesday night, Anchorage residents gathered to celebrate National Drive Electric Week and learn more about the national and local market for electric vehicles. National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and […]
Advisory: There will be significant delays on the Sterling Hwy Thursday 9/26, at milepost 62.5 and 58.0 from 10am to 3pm.
Homer Electric Association (HEA), in coordination with the current fire team managing the Swan Lake fire, the Alaska Department of Transportation and the Alaska State Troopers, are beginning to prepare to drop high voltage transmission lines that cross the Sterling Highway near Milepost 62.5 and 58.0. The operation is being done to mitigate the threat […]
U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced on Friday sentencing in the largest embezzlement prosecution in the state after the conviction and sentencing of the Naknek Electric Association’s former General Manager. NEA’s former General Manager, 60-year-old Donna Vukich was sentenced on her conviction of embezzlement of federal funds and filing a false tax return to 34 […]
The Sterling Highway was closed down for several hours after an explosion at mile 166 of the Sterling Highway near Diamond Ridge at approximately 10 pm on Thursday night. Alaska State troopers began receiving reports of an explosion and damage at 10:06 pm and responded to the scene. When they arrived, they found that a two-story house […]
[dropcap]B[/dropcap]oth U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are expressing disappointment with General Motors’ announcement it is slashing 15 percent of its salaried workforce and halting production at five facilities across North America, “We don’t like it,” Trump said. “I believe they will be opening up something else (in the state of […]