Chakachamna hydro project asks state for $5 million 

By Eric Lidji, Petroleum News: The profile of Chakachamna Lake hydropower, a project proposed for the west side of Cook Inlet, has risen a lot in the last two months. In early December, a study of Railbelt energy needs placed Chakachamna ahead of a much larger and more widely discussed hydropower project on the Susitna River. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is deciding whether to extend the permit that lets TDX Power, the sponsor of the Chakachamna project, study the project.Now, TDX hopes those developments will bolster its case before the state Legislature. The company wants $5 million in state funds to help pay for fieldwork this summer. Read more

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