Akutan May Gain Geothermal Energy Plant

Anne Hillman, KUCB – Unalaska

Only 90 people live in the Aleutian Island community of Akutan. But the village hosts one of the largest fish processing plants in the state. And soon, they might also be home to one of the largest geothermal energy plants. With over $2.5 million from an Alaska Renewable Energy grant, Akutan is exploring the potential of their active volcano. KUCB’s Anne Hillman visited Hot Springs Bay on Akutan Island and has this story.

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