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The Chugach System


Chugach system by the numbers


At the end of 2021, Chugach served 113,211 metered-locations in an area extending from Anchorage to the northern Kenai Peninsula, and from Whittier on Prince William Sound to Tyonek on the west side of Cook Inlet. Chugach had 790.7 megawatts of generation capacity at Chugach-owned facilities, which includes the Southcentral Power Project, Sullivan Plant 2A, and the jointly-owned Eklutna Power Plant. Chugach also takes power from the state-owned Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Project near Homer and from the Fire Island wind project. Chugach operated 3,782 miles of energized line at year-end, consisting of 472 miles of transmission line and 3,310 miles of overhead/underground distribution line.