2018 Annual Meeting Wrap Up

On the evening of May 3, 2018 GVEA hosted 488 people at their Annual Members’ Meeting. Fairbanks drew a crowd of 454 at Lathrop High School’s Hering Auditorium. This was the second year that the meeting was also video-streamed to the Delta’s Community Center and Healy’s Tri-Valley Community Center; attendance …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in February 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Nine applications were reviewed, and five grants totaling $22,580 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival: $3,000 grant towards the purchase of instruments for a winter workshop. Georgeson Botanical Garden Society: $5,000 grant towards the purchase of an electric utility vehicle. …

Scholarships Available for Consideration

Notification that three separate scholarships are available for consideration. To learn more, just click on the links provided in the text below. GVEA’s $2,500 Career & Technical Education Scholarship Deadline to apply:  5pm, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Alaska Power Association’s Hank Nikkels Scholarship for Engineers Deadline to apply:  5pm, Friday, …

Customer Service Survey Begins on March 19

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, March 19. It’s anticipated that the survey will be …

GVEA’s Lobbies to Close Early on Fri, Mar 30

GVEA’s Member Service Lobbies will close early on Friday, March 30, 2018, for administrative purposes. Here’s the office closure schedule: Delta Junction Office:  closes at 1pm Nenana Office:  closes at 2:30pm Fairbanks Office:  closes at 3:30pm We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. GVEA provides access to your account 24/7. If …

RCA rules in favor of GVEA in Delta Wind Farm case

FAIRBANKS – The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) has resolved all regulatory issues relating to Delta Wind Farm, Inc.’s (DWF’s) request to interconnect and sell energy from its proposed 13.5-megawatt wind generating facility in Delta Junction to Golden Valley Electric Association, Inc. (“GVEA”). The RCA agreed that a power sales …

GVEA interested in the effects of Anchorage utility sale

FAIRBANKS – Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is among several entities to submit a Letter of Interest in connection with the prospective Anchorage Municipal Light & Power (ML&P) sale. GVEA’s letter was not a formal offer to purchase the utility. In the letter, Golden Valley expressed an interest in evaluating …

More Good¢ents Grants Awarded

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Sixteen applications were reviewed, and ten grants totaling $33,053 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Autism Society of Alaska: $2,430 grant to implement a safety training program for families. Carol H. Brice Family Center: $5,000 grant towards a lighting upgrade. Crossroads …

Capital Credit Refunds Total $7.2 Million

At the November 20, 2017, GVEA Board meeting, the decision was made to retire all capital credits from 1992 plus 25 percent from 2016, which totals $7.2 million. All refunds will be distributed by the end of December 2017. Why is a portion of the 2016 capital credits being refunded? This …

GVEA Scholarship Application Window Open

Every year, GVEA awards eight scholarships to local area students. Seven are awarded in May at our Annual Membership Meeting, and the eighth is awarded in August. To be eligible for a GVEA scholarship, the applicant (or a member of the applicant’s immediate family) must be a member of Golden Valley …