The Wrangell Assembly voted Monday to move forward with the Four Dam Pool
divestiture plan, paving the way for Kodiak Electric Association to purchase
the Terror Lake hydro-power facility, which it has
sought for nearly three years. KEA could possibly acquire the Terror Lake
Facility as soon as January. KMXT's Erik Wander has more.
KEA and Four Dam Pool
board member Stosh Anderson described the divestiture process .and what it
means to KEA.
-- (Anderson 1 50 sec "Monday of this week ... pays for Terror Lake.")
Anderson said the decision means KEA may
be able to purchase the Terror
Lake facility in as few
as six weeks.
-- (Anderson 2 23
sec "The Four Dam Pool... subsequently,
Anderson described the long process KEA
has gone through in order to purchase the Terror Lake
facility, which it has long sought.
-- (Anderson 3 37 sec "Approximately three years ago ... in January of ‘09.")
Under the divestiture plan, the South East Alaska
Power Association, or SEAPA, which includes the communities of Petersburg,
Wrangell and Ketchikan, will continue to operate
the Tyee Lake
project near Wrangell and the Swan Lake project outside of Ketchikan. Copper
Valley will own the Solomon Gulch
facility and KEA will take control of the Terror Lake
facility. I'm Erik Wander.