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 …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in August 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Eleven applications were reviewed, and five grants totaling $19,550 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair Inc.: $6,000 grant for technology upgrades. Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame: $7,500 grant to assist with the purchase of video boards. Guys Read / …

Did you have GVEA service in 1988 or earlier?

GVEA is seeking members who have unclaimed capital credits Golden Valley Electric Assn. is seeking members who have unclaimed capital credits for 1988 or earlier. One of the advantages of being a member of a not-for-profit electric cooperative is you have a stake in the financial success of the co-op through capital credits. Capital …

Scams … A Sign of the Times

NOTE:  If you have been a victim of a scam, please use the link provided to file an incident report with the police:  Link to FPD’s Incident Report – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – …