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Historic day for HEA as they celebrate energy independence

...cornerstone of HEA's generation portfolio, the facility features a steam turbine in conjunction with an existing natural gas turbine to produce a total of 80 megawatts of power. According to Janorschke the turbine uses waste heat to create enough...
HEA debuts Nikiski energy facility

...plant added 34 new jobs into the Kenai Peninsula community. It uses a new steam turbine, and a previously existing natural gas turbine to produce power, 18-megawatts of which come from steam produced from exhaust heat, Gallagher said. HEA also...
HEA showcases newest power plant

...began generating its own power, it has primarily used the Nikiski Combined Cycle Plant - which features steam and natural gas turbines that can produce a total of 80 megawatts of power at a time - and a percentage of the state's Bradley Lake Hydroelectric...
Keeping the lights on

...Independent Light, include a new steam turbine in Nikiski, which takes advantage of exhaust heat from the existing natural gas turbine there, a new combustion turbine in Soldotna, and the Bernice Lake Power Plant, purchased from Chugach Electric...
Fuel costs drive rate increases at HEA: Time to explore alternatives, says Association's general manager

...Independent Light, a plan to expand the Nikiski generation facility by adding a steam turbine on to the existing natural gas turbine and install back-up generation capacity in Soldotna. Under Independent Light, the Nikiski plant will increase...
Keeping an eye on the inlet

...Independent Light project. New turbines will be fueled by steam produced from exhaust heat coming off the existing natural gas turbine in the area, allowing for nearly twice the generation power, from 40 megawatts to as much as 77 megawatts. But...
HEA discharge permit under review; public comment open

...component is a new steam turbine that will be fueled by steam produced from exhaust heat coming off the existing natural gas turbine. The project would allow the Nikiski Generation Plant to nearly double in generation power, from 40 megawatts...
HEA seeks its independence

Come 2014, Homer Electric Association will be on its own.
HEA betting on natural gas for future generation

...already existing 40-megawatt plant at the Agrium facility in Nikiski, and potentially install two 40-megawatt natural gas turbines in an existing facility in Soldotna in the future. If all three projects were put in place, HEA has said total...


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