1. Cordova Cuts Ribbon on New Energy Future

    Cordova Cuts Ribbon on New Energy Future

    Senator Lisa Murkowski and energy leaders were in Cordova, Alaska over the weekend for the ribbon cutting of Cordova Electric Cooperative's battery energy storage system. Hydropower produces 70% of Cordova's energy, while diesel fills in the gap producing 30% of their energy. In the summers, the fishing industry and processing plants produce a higher demand on the energy grid, and the load goes up and down; the battery will help them cut down the amount of times they have to start and stop the diesel generator in half.

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    1. This particular project will link hydropower with storage and of course with the grid, and it will make the grid more stable and save money and it will be there in emergencies and keep the grid going, even under adverse circumstances.
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