Press Releases

For immediate release
November 14, 2016
For more information, contact
Julie Hasquet, 907-762-4489

Planned outage for Girdwood set

Community notified of eight-hour outage November 17/18 

The third and final outage required for a project at the Girdwood Substation is set for Thursday, November 17 at 11 pm through 7 am Friday, November 18.

Chugach Electric is replacing the enclosure that houses the substation controls located at the Girdwood Old Townsite behind the Tesoro Mall. The eight-hour outage November 17/18 is the third of three outages required for the project.

The first outage was June 28/29 for roughly four hours; and the second outage was October 12, lasting less than three hours. The final outage is required to transfer control of the substation to the new enclosure. It will impact all customers served by the Girdwood Substation. Chugach crews will work as safely and efficiently as possible to get