Kodiak plant to tout sustainable energy tie

From The Associated Press, Thursday, July 22, 2010:

Salmon processed at a Kodiak plant will be getting a new tag.

Island Seafoods plans to tout the plant’s connection with sustainable energy on a new label.

General manager John Whiddon tells the Kodiak Daily Mirror it may say, “sustainable fish produced by clean, sustainable wind turbine energy.”

Island Seafoods uses power that’s produced in part by Kodiak Electric Association’s Pillar Mountain wind turbines.

The utility began using the three 1.5 megawatt turbines last summer. They have saved the utility more than 900,000 gallons of diesel fuel.

The utility’s president, Darron Scott, suggested the joint marketing agreement with Island Seafoods.