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Hydro Project Promises Cheap, Renewable Energy in Chignik Lagoon


A long-awaited run-of-the-river hydro project may provide most of the village's electrical needs.

DILLINGHAM:  Chignik Lagoon hopes to see construction started on a small hydroelectric project that, within a year or two, ought to provide 90% or more the village's electrical needs. As KDLG's Dave Bendinger reports, this is one of several alternative energy projects being studied or under development in the Lake and Peninsula Borough.

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Old survey sketches suggest hydro power has been used at Packer's Creek before.