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Chugach Electric Association, Inc.’s (Chugach) investment in the Beluga River Unit (BRU) natural gas field in Cook Inlet has saved members more than $100 million over the past eight years. Chugach holds a two-thirds working interest in the BRU, with Hilcorp Alaska, LLC (Hilcorp) owning the remaining one-third and serving as operator of the field.  

Download 2024 05 BRU savings.pdf

With the current dry weather conditions and increased fire danger, Chugach Electric Association, Inc., is taking steps to mitigate wildfire risks in parts of its service territory, some of which could lengthen power outage times.  Chugach is taking temporary measures to power line operations in North Muldoon, South Anchorage, Indian, Girdwood, Portage, Cooper Landing, Moose Pass, and Tyonek.

Download 2024-04 Fire Mitigation Efforts.pdf

The membership of Chugach Electric Association, Inc. elected two directors to the utility’s seven-member board of directors in the 2024 election. After four weeks of voting, election results were announced Friday night, May 17, at the electric cooperative’s annual meeting held in Anchorage at ChangePoint Alaska. 


Download 2024 03 Election results.pdf

After five years of study, analysis, and stakeholder engagement, Chugach Electric Association, Inc. (Chugach) and Matanuska Electric Association, Inc. (MEA), two of the owners of the Eklutna Hydroelectric Project, have sent the Proposed Final Fish and Wildlife Program (proposed final program) to Governor Mike Dunleavy for his consideration and approval. The submittal follows resolutions approving the proposed final program by the boards of directors of both Chugach and MEA.

Download 25 April 24 Eklutna Program to Governor news release.pdf

Chugach Electric Association, Inc., is moving forward on a community solar program that will allow members to voluntarily subscribe and receive solar energy from the project. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) approved the utility’s request for an initial three-year pilot period.