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Temporary generator fixes at Rocky Reach cost $3.8 million

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WENATCHEE — Analysis and work to get four defective turbine/generator units working again at Rocky Reach Dam has cost $3.8 million, so far, officials say.

That cost will be shared by the Chelan County PUD, its contracted power purchasers and insurance, Kirk Hudson, the PUD’s managing director of generation and transmission, said Tuesday.

The PUD expects to receive $1.4 million from its insurance company for repairs on one of the four units, C10, which was disassembled to reveal a large,…

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