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Midwest utlity offers proposal to shore up Railbelt grid

...interview.ARCTEC, as it is commonly known, is a utility consortium made of Chugach Electric Association, Matanuska Electric Association, Seward Electric System and Golden Valley Electric Association.First among the problems, Gillespie said...
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...provided was "about as big as we could handle" in terms of regulating it.Julie Estey, spokeswoman for Matanuska Electric Association, said the utility "seriously considered" purchasing the Fire Island power. MEA's Eklutna Generation...

...utilities should remain fairly flat at about $850 million, ISER predicts. Construction of new power plants by Matanuska Electric Association and Municipal Light and Power, along with infrastructure expansion by Enstar Natural Gas around Homer will...
High winds whip through region

...of Anchorage, with the Mat-Su town of Palmer particularly hard hit.About 16,000 customers served by Matanuska Electric Association were without power early Monday morning in several communities, including Eagle River, Wasilla and Palmer...
Utilities make first draw from gas storage Municipal Light and Power and Matanuska Electric Association made presentations to the chamber on new electrical...shut us off," from gas, Joe Griffith, Matanuska Electric Association's general manager, told the Anchorage chamber...
Hilcorp says it now has gas, but skeptics ask how much

...liquefied natural gas or compressed natural gas.ML&P, Enstar Natural Gas, Chugach Electric Association, Matanuska Electric Association and Donlin Gold, a company seeking gas to develop a large gold mine, are members of the group.A decision...
Peninsula projects in budget: Senate's energy package includes funds for infrastructure

...power from that project will benefit, Gallagher said. The other utilities are Chugach Electric Association, Matanuska Electric Association, Municipal Light and Power, Golden Valley Electric Association and the City of Seward. The Railbelt utilities...
Utilities beef up energy systems

...owners and managers Posey has urged them to develop an energy conservation strategy. Joe Griffith, CEO of Matanuska Electric Association, said his utility has a substantial program to upgrade transmission and distribution lines in the MEA service...
At the energy crossroads: It's time to move on, blaze a new trail into Alaska's future

...bitter marriage between Homer Electric Association and Chugach Electric will come to an end. One year later, Matanuska Electric Association will follow suite. They will secede from the Chugach empire, on Jan. 1, 2015. In return, Chugach will...
Coming to a crossroads: Promises of 'clean coal' will take Alaska backward build a coal-fired power plant and a coal gasification unit to produce fertilizer for export; and the Matanuska Electric Association's plans to build a coal-fired power plant near Palmer. Coal is the worst choice we can make for our energy...


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