PETERSBURG, AK The small city of Kupreanof is opposing the northern route for an electrical connection from hydro-powered Petersburg to diesel-powered Kake. The Kupreanof city council remains in support of supplying Kake with cheaper, cleaner power but Kupreanof residents don’t want the project to cut through their community.
Kupreanof Opposes Northern Route For Kake Intertie
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