Press Releases

2010

December 22, 2010

Doug Robbins was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Chugach Electric Association board of directors. The board voted unanimously to make the appointment at its Dec. 16 meeting after interviewing 14 Chugach members interested in serving on the body. The vacancy was created by the October passing of director Pat Kennedy.

October 29, 2010

Chugach Electric Association has scheduled a pair of outages for customers in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass. Each outage is expected to be approximately 15 minutes long. The first outage is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18. The second outage is expected to take place about 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22.

October 15, 2010

Chugach Electric Association has scheduled a pair of outages for customers in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass. Each outage is expected to be approximately 15 minutes long. The first outage is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18. The second outage is expected to take place about 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22.

July 29, 2010

Chugach hosted an official re-opening of the lobby at its headquarters building located on Electron Drive Wednesday, July 28. Chugach Chairman of the Board Jim Nordlund cut the ribbon at a ceremony at 4 p.m. The new look was designed to better serve customers and improve traffic flow.

May 20, 2010

The latest contract to supply Chugach Electric Association with the natural gas it uses to generate power has been OK'd by state regulators.

May 12, 2010

Strong winds have caused several power outages for Chugach Electric Association customers since Monday.

May 10, 2010

Chugach Electric Association has scheduled a pair of outages for customers served by the Hope Substation.

April 30, 2010

P.J. Hill and Susan Reeves were elected to 3-year terms on the Chugach Electric Association board of directors. Election results were announced at the cooperative utility's annual meeting Thursday evening, April 29.

April 28, 2010

Chugach is using the Internet as the primary means to distribute annual reports to its members in 2010. The report is available online at www.chugachelectric.com.

April 21, 2010

A power outage this afternoon left about 2,100 customers without power for up to 18 minutes. A damaged guy wire on a transmission line structure near Mile 98 of the Seward Highway snapped, flipping the guy wire into the energized lines and tripping protective breakers at Chugach's University and Daves Creek substations.

April 8, 2010

Chugach Electric Association is seeking regulatory approval of a newly negotiated contract for natural gas to help the utility meet a portion of its fuel needs in the coming years.

March 8, 2010

Project to test impact of technology on behavior using on-site monitors

Chugach Electric Association and Tendril, Inc., an energy management technology provider, have teamed up with 90 Chugach residential customers to determine whether on-site energy monitors help consumers use energy more efficiently and lower their electric bills.

February 26, 2010

In a unanimous vote at its Feb. 24 meeting, the Chugach Electric Association Board of Directors voted to approve contract extensions previously ratified by bargaining unit employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).

January 28, 2010

Chugach Electric and IBEW Local 1547 have reached agreement to extend the collective bargaining agreements for the Generation, Outside Plant and Office and Engineering bargaining units.