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Officials hope to catch Southeast wind


Energy officials for the State’s leading trade agency say they hope to one day add wind to the energy mix in Southeast Alaska.

This year, officials have erected large meteorological towers in and around Wrangell to record data, with a possible eye toward picking up the seasonal slack at area hydro plants during the winter months. Two 10-meter (almost 33 feet) towers have been erected on the island, and an additional 34-meter (about 112 feet) meteorological tower is in Ketchikan, awaiting permitting approval from local officials, said Rich Stromberg, the wind project manager with the indus...

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