Assembly approves adjustment for SEAPA shutdown
May 11, 2023
The Petersburg Borough Assembly unanimously approved a fuel adjustment charge for the annual Southeast Alaska Power Agency shutdown during its meeting last week.
SEAPA is scheduled to shut down its hydroelectric power supply to perform maintenance to Tyee and Swan Lakes from May 31 to June 9.
During those 10 days, the borough will run its diesel plant, which the fuel adjustment charge looks to offset the high cost of doing.
According to Utility Director Karl Hagerman, the adjustment will take fuel burn expenses above $2.40 per gallon and spread out the cost to all kilowatt hours sold during...