Good¢ents Grants Awarded in November 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Fourteen applications were reviewed, and nine grants totaling $35,178 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Bethel Community Services Foundation: $1,000 grant to assist with the purchase of music equipment. Christmas In Ice: $3,305 grant to be applied to an electrical upgrade. Ester …

Fuel & Purchase Power Charge Continues to Decline

GVEA’s Fuel and Purchased Power (F&PP) rate, effective December 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019, has decreased from 10.502¢ to 8.648¢ per kilowatt-hour. This is a decrease of 18 percent from the previous F&PP rate approved by the RCA. Based on the average usage of 600 kWh, the impact of the lower …

GVEA Commissions Alaska’s Largest Solar Farm

FAIRBANKS – Golden Valley Electric Association and local officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to acknowledge the commissioning of its 563-kilowatt solar farm. GVEA’s solar installation is the largest photovoltaic (PV) system in the State of Alaska. The project should produce enough energy to power 71 homes (using an …

Customer Service Survey Begins October 1

GVEA has hired National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Market Research Services to conduct a brief phone survey of GVEA’s members. The confidential survey will be focused on customer service and should only take a few minutes of your time. The survey will begin on Monday, October 1. It’s anticipated that the survey will be …