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4/10 - Fatally flawed GRETC [Greater Railbelt Energy and Transmission Company] stopped - Chugach Consumers testimony - Events & Document Log

7/09 - Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's 2009 Transition Team Report [Utilities Section], a candid treatment of issues surrounding all parts of the customer value chain for Anchorage ML&P and other Southern Railbelt electric utilities.

4/08 - 2008 Election and other events:  See Major Actions by Reform Board

12/07 - Unprecedented Blue Ribbon Panel of top executives reviews problems at Chugach Electric

11/07 - AEA-REGA Study -- Alaska Energy Authority -- Railbelt Electrical Grid Authority Study.  Unified System Operator - USO.  

10/07 - CHUGACH ELECTRIC HARASSMENT "SLAPP* SUIT" AGAINST CHUGACH CONSUMERS BY IBEW UNION BACKED DIRECTORS AND CHUGACH MANAGEMENT IS OVER; SEIZED FILES RETURNED 

12/06 - BLOG - RCA COMPLAINT ON EXCESS LABOR COSTS - Chugach Consumers files the first ever formal complaint at the Regulatory Commission of Alaska about unfair and unjust IBEW Union labor costs. Superior Court Judge Stowers grants restraining order.

12/06 - ADDITIONAL IBEW CONTRACT INFORMATION - 65% of Controllable Costs    Extension History     Wage Graph    Major Provisions

4/05 - OTHER ELECTRIC UTILITY CONSUMER ISSUES - The old Chugach Consumers homepage with links to the historical background to issues facing ratepayers.

PRELIMINARY BENCHMARKING STUDY - CHUGACH ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION
compared to 860 OTHER U.S. ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COOPERATIVES - by Lee Ann Gerhart, CPA (Texas) - for Citizens for an Independent Chugach Electric.

IBEW UNION (ALASKA) INSULATED RUBBER GLOVE BAN -- EXAMPLE OF A FEATHERBEDDING PRACTICE -- Background documents assembled by Chugach Consumers

COMPETITIVE BIDDING SAVINGS TO CONSUMERS - IBEW Union admits they are much more expensive.  Also: Citizen Action cancels ML&P backroom deal, the IBEW Intertie Memorandum of Understanding restricting competition.

IBEW UNION TERRORISM, HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE 

CHUGACH ELECTRIC GENERAL MANAGER EUGENE BJORNSTAD EVALUATION -- Adopted by Chugach board on 2/20/97.  Significant because it is one of the very rare times a general manager's personnel evaluation has become public in an Alaskan electric co-op.  Jump to these very revealing sections:   

ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING Background documents (also California Electric Utility Crisis)

REGULATORY COMMISSION OF ALASKA - Resources for Electric Consumers

 


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