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New data sheds light on volcano forecasting

...build from their normal, quiet state to an eruption," Power said. Currently, Redoubt, Augustine, Iliamna and Mount Spurr volcanoes - the four volcanoes west of the Kenai Peninsula - are at normal activity levels. When they do erupt, the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-16/new-data-sheds-light-on-volcano-fore
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Decision could set in motion Augustine Island geothermal energy

...applications of interest in Augustine and Mount Spurr geothermal energy at the same time...considered further on down the line." Mount Spurr geothermal moves ahead Paul Thomsen...company's geothermal project located on Mount Spurr is continuing after initial exploration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-27/decision-could-set-in-motion-augusti
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Geothermal project news is encouraging

...there are geothermal resources to be found on nearby Mount Spurr, which has had ongoing geothermal testing. While the first round of that Mount Spurr testing did not gather the best results, the company...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-01-31/geothermal-project-news-is-encour
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Ring of Fire

...observatory's Web site at www.avo.alaska.edu. Volcanoes visible from the Kenai Peninsula, from north to south, are: Mount Spurr 11,070 feet, nearly due west of Anchorage. The easternmost historically active volcano in the Aleutian arc, Spurr...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/information/2012-01-01/ring-of-fir
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Carey: We've got to get moving; Borough mayor emphasizes resource development

...project, and a possible fast ferry system across Cook Inlet, as well as exploring geothermal energy from the volcanic Mount Spurr, he said. He also stressed the importance of further oil and gas development, like exploring drilling in Cook Inlet...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010511/new_765771747.shtml
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Energy an issue in coming year: Plenty of sources available, but harnessing them a challenge for Peninsula

...counter the diminished gas supply. In the most recent round of funding, Chugach Electric and a geothermal project on Mount Spurr are on track to get connected via a new transmission line. An Outside producer, Ormat Nevada, Inc., would develop...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021811/tra_787586894.shtml
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Utilities look to renewables as natural gas dwindles

...wind project and also a potential geothermal resource at Mount Spurr. Ormat Nevada, a geothermal company, plans to resume...wells drilled in 2012 to fully evaluate the potential. Mount Spurr could provide 50 megawatts to 100 megawatts to the Southcentral...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/050111/new_822831582.shtml
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Peninsula projects in budget: Senate's energy package includes funds for infrastructure

...would be $2 million. Almost $2 million is also on the line for Ormat, which is trying to develop geothermal power at Mount Spurr. According to the AEA's funding recommendation, the money would go to construction of a geothermal well, assuming...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051211/new_828150133.shtml
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Nikiski Relay for Life support appreciated

...Peninsula Rec, Food Bank, North Star UMC, Nikiski Boy's & Girl's Club, Sundog Printing, Orca Theatre, Airgas and Mount Spurr Cabinets. Much of the credit for how successful the Relay was is owed to them.We would also like to thank all of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-06-03/nikiski-relay-life-suppor
Letters
Committee talks local energy

...comparable or lower than the current cost of electricity in Southcentral. Paul Thomsen updated the senators on ORMAT's Mount Spurr Geothermal Project. That project, which would develop up to 100 megawatts of geothermal power on Spurr, hit a setback...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-22/committee-talks-local-energy
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