Akutan, Alaska Announces Results of Geothermal Drilling Program

Press Release: Oct. 26, 2010 SACRAMENTO, CA -- The City of Akutan, Alaska is presenting the results of its successful geothermal exploratory drilling program at the 34th annual meeting of the Geothermal Resources Council in Sacramento, California. The City intends to develop power from high-temperature geothermal fluids recently discovered in the Hot Springs Bay Valley of Akutan Island, 735 … Read More »

Akutan’s Geothermal Exploration Paying Off

By Ray Mann, RMA Consulting Group Alaska Business Monthly Published: August 12, 2010 AKUTAN, AK -- The City of Akutan is in hot water, but that’s a good thing. The first of two geothermal energy exploration wells has produced water in excess of 360 degrees Fahrenheit. According to the project’s geotechnical team, the early results point to a geothermal resource that could put Akutan … Read More »

New Airport Planned for Akutan in 2012

The Associated Press Anchorage Daily News Published: February 23, 2010 KENAI -- The state Transportation Department is planning a new airport for the city of Akutan by the fall of 2012. Radio station KSRM reports PenAir has been warning for years that it would have to stop serving the island in the Aleutian chain because of the age of its World War II-era plane called the Grumman Goose. … Read More »