Electric Utilities

 
ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING STUDY
House Concurrent Resolution No. 21 (HCR 21) established the Alaska Energy Policy Task Force. The Task Force examined how electricity is generated, transmitted, and distributed in Alaska in order to meet the State's existing and future electrical needs in a safe and efficient manner. The Task Force developed a long-term Energy Plan for Alaska that will enhance the State's economic future.


RAILBELT CONTRACT SUMMARY
The following pages contain brief descriptions of the contractual arrangements that govern electricity provisions in the Railbelt. The goal of the document is to afford the reader an intuitive understanding of contract structure, along with pertinent terms and conditions for each of the contracts. The intent is to provide the Commission with a knowledge base for use in future proceedings in R-97-010, the Electric Market Structure Docket. The document is organized to present summaries of each contract in a uniform format. Graphic presentations are also included to show the overall structure in which individual contracts reside.


POWER POOLING (CENTRAL DISPATCH PLANNING) STUDY
This final report analyzes the potential benefits of a power pool with central dispatch among the Railbelt Utilities in Alaska pursuant to U-97-140. The Power Pooling Study outlines the current operation of the system, benchmarks 1996 operation, provides expansion plans for a 20 year period, and determines the potential benefits and costs of pooled operation.


ENERGY TASK FORCE
This final report analyzes the potential benefits of a power pool with central dispatch among the Railbelt Utilities in Alaska pursuant to U-97-140. The Power Pooling Study outlines the current operation of the system, benchmarks 1996 operation, provides expansion plans for a 20 year period, and determines the potential benefits and costs of pooled operation.


Last Updated: 09/07/2007



Date Issued: 9/1/2007