STUDY AUTHORS: Kevin Waring & Associates

This chapter describes existing services and facilities for supplying electrical power and petroleum fuels to the Bristol Bay communities, as determined based on various publications and online information resources.


  • 89% of households in the Pebble power study area rely on heating oil for home space heating. Prices for heating oil can exceeded $7.00 a gallon in the region and increased 42% between 2006 and 2010.
  • Most of the communities in the Pebble study area generate power using diesel generators. The cost of diesel in the region increased nearly 200% between 2002 and 2009.