1953 image of Rock Island Dam and Alcoa

Special Alcoa commission meeting set

PUD commissioners will meet at 1 p.m. on Oct. 20 to discuss assignment of our PUD/Alcoa contracts to Alcoa Corp.

Image if Rock Island Dam

Not your grandfather’s hydropower

Now the source of about 6 percent of the nation’s electricity, the renewable energy source is poised for a leap into carbon-free power big time.