Articles for Healy Unit 2 (HCCP)

Healy Unit 2 Update

At the August 28, 2017 GVEA Board meeting, the board of directors authorized staff to move forward with proposed modifications to the Healy Power Plant’s coal feed and fuel transport system that serves Unit 2. The proposed modifications are a result of detailed...

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An Update on GVEA’s Healy Unit 2 Plant

On Thursday, March 3, 2016, at approx. 7:20 p.m., Healy Unit 2 experienced a fire/explosion in the plant’s coal feed system. The root cause is under investigation. There were no injuries resulting from this event. The plant was in a start-up condition operating on...

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Healy Unit 2 Power Plant Suffers Damage

At approx. 7:20pm on Thursday, March 3, GVEA’s Healy Unit 2 suffered damage to the coal feed system due to spontaneous combustion, commonly known in the industry as a “puff.” This also caused a small fire, which the Healy Volunteer Fire Dept. responded to, and was...

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Healy Unit 2 Power Plant Dedicated

Golden Valley Electric Association and local officials held a dedication ceremony yesterday, acknowledging the restart of the Healy Unit 2 Power Plant. Healy Unit 2 will add fifty megawatts of coal-fired power into GVEA’s grid.  Since coal prices have proven to be...

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HCCP air permit approved

We’re excited to announce that the co-op is one step closer to bringing the Healy Clean Coal Plant online. Today, Federal District Judge Beistline approved our joint Consent Decree (think agreement) with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA)...

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