Chugach Electric Association wants to lower rates for its retail customers. The cooperative utility has asked the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to approve a series of changes that include lower retail rates.
Chugach Electric Association received three Excellence in Communications awards from the Northwest Public Power Association. The awards were presented at the association's Northwest Innovations Conference in September.
Chugach Electric Association is working on its largest overhead-to-underground conversion project of the year. The $1.7 million project will replace older overhead lines with new buried cable along and adjacent to Johns Road between Klatt and Huffman road
Seven Anchorage government and business leaders with expertise in utility and business issues have been appointed to a panel to oversee the analysis of whether a merger or some type of joint operations makes sense for Southcentral Alaska’s two largest electric utilities, Municipal Light & Power (ML&P) and Chugach Electric Association (CEA).
The Chugach Electric Board voted unanimously at its June 20 meeting to appoint five community executives to a Blue Ribbon Panel. The board has tasked the group to review the utility's organization and operation and make recommendations for the future.
Chugach Board Chair Elizabeth Vazquez and Mayor Mark Begich signed an agreement June 15 aimed at leading to a decision by this fall on whether it makes legal and financial sense for the two utilities to merge or somehow combine operations.
With the goal of better service and stable rates for customers, Southcentral Alaska’s two largest electric utilities, Municipal Light & Power (ML&P) and Chugach Electric Association, have agreed to a process which could lead to a merger or joint operations of the two companies.
The board of directors of Chugach Electric Association approved a 4-year labor contract with one of its bargaining groups for employees that work at power plants and in certain other jobs. The board took the action at a meeting April 25.
Chugach Electric is renaming its new South Anchorage Substation after Robert W. Retherford at a ceremony at 10 a.m., Friday, March 16. Retherford was the first chief engineer for Chugach, working at the utility from 1950 to 1954.
Chugach Electric recorded an all-time system peak load of 479 megawatts between 6 and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, when the temperature at Chugach's International Station was minus 6 degrees. A peak is the total demand put on the electric system by customers.
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