J-Power has announced it has signed a joint development agreement with Juneau Hydropower Inc. (JHI) for the Sweetheart Lake Hydroelectric Development Project (near Juneau, Alaska, US. 

The agreement will see the two companies cooperate on construction of a hydroelectric power plant, transmission lines, and a district heating system in Alaska’s state capital, utilising J-POWER’s expertise in hydroelectric power generation – accumulated through domestic operations in Japan and consulting overseas – and JHI’s project development strengths in Alaska. 

Sweetheart Lake (red circled area) (Photo: RE Johnson)