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Kake power intertie features at Southeast Conference


A Kake-Petersburg Intertie (KPI) project update was given during last week’s Southeast Conference in Wrangell.

The KPI includes a proposed electrical transmission line that would connect Kake to a SEAPA (Southeast Alaska Power Agency) substation in Petersburg. Kake, a community of just over 550 people, is situated on the northwest coast of Kupreanof Island and is working to find cheaper alternatives to costly diesel, which provides the bulk of their power currently.

“The Kake-Petersburg Intertie would transmit power at either 69 or 130 kilovolts (kV) and consist primarily of single woo...

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