Hughes Breathes Easy with Diesel Emissions Reduction Project

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 in Power Plant
Hughes Breathes Easy with Diesel Emissions Reduction Project

Most rural Alaskan communities depend on diesel for reliable power generation, but it comes at a cost. The EPA DERA program is a federal program designed to improve air quality by reducing harmful emissions from diesel engines. GSE worked with the City of Hughes to replace their dirty, older engines with cleaner, more efficient engines […]

A Day in the Life of GSE

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 in Hydroelectric, Power Plant
A Day in the Life of GSE

What do you get when you combine fish processing, diesel engines, and hydroelectric generators in rural Alaska? Magnificent whale watching, AND a day in the life of GSE. Steve Stassel, GSE President, captured these views while traveling via skiff to all three Chignik communities. In Chignik Lagoon, GSE inspected existing hydroelectric and diesel systems to […]

A Two-Part Solution for Kake and Kipnuk Power Generation

Posted on Jun 27, 2017 in Power Plant
A Two-Part Solution for Kake and Kipnuk Power Generation

At GSE we often say 90% of our job is logistics. The Kake and Kipnuk powerhouse modules are prime examples. In both communities, site logistics could not accommodate a module large enough for the required generation equipment. Therefore, in a first for rural Alaska power generation, GSE designed a double module with a shipping split […]

Fort Yukon Fires Up a New Power Plant

Posted on Mar 3, 2017 in Power Plant, Recovered Heat, Wood Heat
Fort Yukon Fires Up a New Power Plant

In February 2017, the Gwitchyaa Zhee Utility Company in Fort Yukon, Alaska fired up a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant. With new, energy efficient diesel generators and automatic start/stop paralleling switchgear, the plant will reduce operating costs, displace up to 85,000 gallons of heating fuel per year, and meet the long-term electric power […]

EPA Regulations and their Affect on Rural Alaska Powerplants

Posted on Sep 7, 2016 in Air Quality, Power Plant
EPA Regulations and their Affect on Rural Alaska Powerplants

Buying a Diesel Engine? This presentation is for you. Steve Stassel, P.E., President, discusses why EPA emissions regulations matter, and what your options are for Prime Power selection in 2016. Read More  

GSE Powerhouse on the Leading Edge of Fuel Efficiency and Renewables

Posted on Sep 7, 2016 in Power Plant, Recovered Heat, Wind Energy
GSE Powerhouse on the Leading Edge of Fuel Efficiency and Renewables

The Perryville powerhouse is on the leading edge of reliable, maintainable rural Alaska prime power generation. GSE’s mechanical and electrical design includes heat recovery, wind integration, and a secondary load controller. Read More: Alaska Dispatch News // KTUU // Petroleum News