Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system ANCHORAGE, ALASKA (AP) — An Alaska utility is working with electric car maker Tesla to install an industrial battery system to quickly release stored power into grids, an official said. Homer Electric Association announced the contract with California-based Tesla for the utility’s power plant in Soldotna, … Continue reading Alaska electric utility pairs with Tesla for battery system
New battery storage systems help bring energy stability to rural Alaska CORDOVA, Alaska On Friday, June 9, 2019, Cordova had a ribbon cutting for their new 500 kW Battery Energy Storage System and energy leaders from Washington D.C. and Alaska were there to celebrate the new system. One of the first projects of this kind … Continue reading New battery storage systems help bring energy stability to rural #Alaska
Here’s the nation’s only new coal plant. Is it the last? Finding America’s only new coal-fired power plant means trekking nearly to the Arctic Circle. The University of Alaska, Fairbanks, hopes to complete work this May on a new 17-megawatt facility that will replace an existing 55-year-old coal plant as the source of power and … Continue reading Here’s the nation’s only new coal plant. Is it the last?