Chena Hot Springs, Alaska

Chena Hot Springs, Alaska

Chena Hot Springs is a hot spring, resort, and community in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States, 56.5 miles northeast of Fairbanks near the Chena River State Recreation Area. The resort makes use of the first low-temperature binary geothermal power plant built in Alaska,[1] and is working on several alternative energy projects, including production and use of hydrogen[2] and vegetable oil for fuel.[3] The resort is conducting collaborative experiments in greenhouse production of vegetables with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.[4]


  1. ^ Newsletter of the International Geothermal Association, Quarterly No. 66 (October - December 2006) page 10
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  3. ^ "County News", National Association of Counties, Vol. 39 No. 10 • May 21, 2007 (page 9)
  4. ^ Alaska Journal of Commerce February 20, 2005 "Chena builds a green-fueled greenhouse"

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Coordinates: 65°03′11″N 146°03′20″W / 65.05306°N 146.05556°W / 65.05306; -146.05556

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