As Alaskans evaluate alternatives for how to meet the energy needs of customers, the board of directors of Chugach Electric Association affirmed its support for keeping all generation options on the table.
Dustin Highers has been named Director, Power Supply Technical Services at Chugach Electric Association. He will oversee the development of new generation while providing project management and engineering support to the Power Supply Department.
Chugach Electric Association is making progress on repairs but due to the extensive amount of damage to lines in some areas, outage restoration is slow going. We expect our crews will work late into the night and possibly morning hours to restore all power.
Ed Jenkin has been named vice president, power delivery for Chugach Electric Association. He will oversee the engineering and operations functions associated with all distribution and transmission activities.
Tyler Andrews started working at Chugach Electric Association in March as vice president, human resources. Lee Thibert was recently rehired at Chugach as the senior vice president of strategic planning & corporate affairs.
Chugach Electric Association members have new rates that went into effect June 1 which will lower bills for most retail customers. The new rates are the result of a recently settled rate case Chugach brought before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.
Chugach Electric Association, Golden Valley Electric Association and Homer Electric Association want to explore the costs and benefits of creating a unified power system, called a Unified Power Provider.
Thousands of past and long-term Chugach Electric Association (Chugach) members are receiving a share of a nearly $5 million retail capital credits retirement. The Chugach board of directors approved the retirement at its December 19 meeting.
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