...1991 - Present

E-Car Charging Stations Installed

1993:  OPALCO installed the first electric car recharging stations on San Juan Island.

Four New Cables Laid Between Lopez and San Juan Island – ADD PIX

July 1961:  OPALCO  laid four new cables between Lopez and San Juan.

Lopez-San Juan Cable Breaks Again

The submarine cable between Lopez and San Juan failed again. Diesel generators in Friday Harbor supplied power until the early morning of July 17, when the repaired cable … Read More

Friday Harbor OPALCO Office Shuttered to Save Money

OPALCO’s Friday Harbor offices closed for reasons of economy. They reopened in September, 1960.

OPALCO Buys Friday Harbor Power Co.

OPALCO purchased L. T. Mulvaney’s Friday Harbor Light and Power Company (diesel).