Wrangell Sentinel -

Juneau looks at supplying power to cruise ships at docks


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Juneau officials are exploring the idea of expanding port infrastructure to allow more cruises ships to connect to the local electrical grid as a way to cut down on dock-side emissions.

Princess Cruises has been connecting to shore power at a city dock since 2001, paying the local utility about $1 million each summer for the hook-up, the Juneau Empire reported.

But that’s the only dock in Juneau that’s capable of supplying power.

That infrastructure would be expanded under a proposal submitted this year by the Juneau Commission on Sustainability.

The commission r...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021