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Akutan’s Geothermal Exploration Paying Off
By Ray Mann, RMA Consulting Group; Akutan Geothermal Program Manager
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 on the fast track for developing Alaska’s first large-scale geothermal power system.
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