The city has reached an agreement with Hydro One and the parent company of Juneau’s electric utility.
According to a release from the City and Borough of Juneau, city-hired attorneys worked on a list of commitments with Hydro One and Avista Corporation, which owns Alaska Electric Light & Power. The city says it will resolve Juneau residents’ concerns.
Hydro One is trying to buy Avista. The Juneau Assembly is an intervenor in the part of the process overseen by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.
Clarification: A reference to “city attorneys” has been clarified as “city-hired attorneys.”
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- The Alaska Department of Revenue forecasts $187.3 million less in state revenue this year than it did in the spring. The department released the forecast on Friday.
- In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
- Anchorage natural gas company ENSTAR is asking state regulators to allow it to bill its customers to recover $1 million in costs from last year's major earthquake.
- “We know many, many people are going to lose benefits because of this,” says Cara Durr with the Food Bank of Alaska.