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Potential hydro power from B.C.Canada
By A.M.Johnson


December 10, 2012
Monday PM

Editor- Sitnews

With the announcement, regarding the City of Ketchikan bringing the diesel power on to the system to counteract the lack of near future water supply for hydro generation, the following may be timely to ask you to print in your valuable community news paper.


Ketchikan, AK

The following letter has been sent and acknowledged by the addressee Ms. Sara Fisher-Goad, associated with Alaska Energy Authority. In turn, she has forwarded the content to Mr. Gene Therriaut, AEA Deputy Director of Energy Policy Development.

It will be interesting to see if there is meaningful direction taken as to the intent. Readily accessible inexpensive energy should Canada/Alaska be willing participants in the exploration of this potentially feasible avenue to energy exchange.

A.M. Al Johnson
Ketchikan, AK


About:"On the subject, some would say I am "power hungry" Those who know me know I am just an old five and dimer, jigging for a cook fish and burning beach wood."

Received December , 2012 - Published December 10, 2012


Ketchikan: KPU Electric to Start Diesel Use for Peak Periods - Ketchikan experienced a very dry fall and as a result of the reduced rainfall, the water in KPU reservoirs is lower than normal, according to Karl Amylon, Ketchikan City Manager and KPU General Manager.



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