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Notice of Utility Application

The REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA (Commission) gives notice that on December 31, 2020, Ounalashka/Chena Power, LLC (Ounalashka/Chena) filed an application for a new Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity. Ounalashka/Chena proposes to construct a power generation and transmission project so it can provide wholesale electric service to the City of Unalaska’s electric utility. Docket No. U-20-083 was opened to address this matter. 

In conjunction with the application, Ounalashka/Chena has filed a petition for confidential treatment of the following information required by the application: historical financial information, pro forma financial schedules 1 through 7 and sources of financing. Ounalashka/Chena has also filed a petition for expedited consideration of its application and seeks a decision from the Commission as soon as possible so it may continue its application for a loan with the US Department of Agriculture.

The Commission has not assessed the completeness of the application or ruled on the petition for confidentiality. The Commission will rule on the petition for confidentiality and determine whether the application is complete by March 1, 2021.

You may obtain information about this application by contacting Natalie Cale, Director at Ounalashka/Chena Power, LLC, 745 West 4th Ave, Suite 306, Anchorage, AK, 99501, phone: (907) 258-6627, email: ncale@ounalashka.com. The complete filing is also available for inspection at the Commission’s office at 701 West 8th Avenue, Suite 300, Anchorage, AK 99501; phone: (907) 276-6222, or may be viewed at the Commission’s website at http://rca.alaska.gov by typing Docket “U-20-083” in the Find the Matter search box. 

Before the close of the comment period, an interested person may file with the Commission comments or a protest of the application as outlined in 3 AAC 48.654. An interested person may also comment on the petitions before the close of the comment period. 

The comment period closes on 5:00 p.m., January 28, 2021. File comments and/or protests at the Commission’s address given above or via our website at: 

            https://rca.alaska.gov/RCAWeb/WhatsNew/PublicNoticesComments.aspx 

Please reference Docket U-20-083 and include a statement that you have filed a copy of the comments with Natalie Cale at the address given above.

Individuals or groups of people with disabilities, who require special accommodations, auxiliary aids or service, or alternative communication formats, please contact Valerie Fletcher-Mitchell at (907) 276-6222, toll-free at 1-800-390-2782, or TTY/Alaska Relay: 7-1-1 or 1-800-770-8937, or send a request via electronic mail to rca.mail@alaska.gov by January 21, 2021.

DATED at Anchorage, Alaska, this 7th day of January, 2021. 

                                                            REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA 

 

                                                            Robert M. Pickett
                                                            Chairman

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Created 1/7/2021 4:32:35 PM by lahenry

Details

Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Pipeline/Utilities
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: U-20-083
 
Publish Date: 1/7/2021
Archive Date: 1/28/2021
 
Events/Deadlines:
  • Public Comment Deadline
    1/28/2021 5:00pm