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Images of Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska Photo Album
The Aurora Energy Coal Power Plant and District Heat System is located on the Chena River at the edge of the downtown core. With 4 boilers and 3 turbine generators, it produces steam and hot water that is distributed to 165 customers through 15 miles of pipe, and 32 megawatts of electricity that it sells to the Golden Valley Electric Association for distribution. Built in 1951, it is coal fired, and burns about 210,000 tons of coal from the Usibelli mines near Healy each year.

This photograph is © 2014 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Coal fired power plant at Fairbanks, Alaska