Update to GVEA Members on Coronavirus Response

To ensure the safety of our employees and our members, GVEA has taken measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is following all mandates and recommendations set forth by the state and CDC. Member Offices Temporarily Closed Until Further Notice GVEA offices located in Fairbanks, Delta and Nenana are …

GVEA’s Ready for Forecasted Winter Storm

3/20/20 3:40pm UPDATE:  Another storm is headed towards Fairbanks, with another 3-5 inches of snow expected by 6pm Sat, March 21. GVEA remains ready to respond as needed, should any outages occur. ————— GVEA is monitoring the winter weather advisory that is in effect through midnight Friday, March 20, which …

GVEA Will Be Closing Lobbies

As a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and as a precautionary measure for the safety of our employees, members and the communities we serve, GVEA will be temporarily closing its lobbies to the public at 5pm on Wednesday, March 18, until further notice. Although GVEA’s lobbies will be closed, …

GVEA and COVID-19

The health and safety of our employees and members is GVEA’s top priority. With the coronavirus at the forefront of everyone’s mind, GVEA wants to ensure our members that we’re taking proactive steps to ensure the virus does not impact our ability to keep the lights on. While our three …

Scammers … They’re at it again!

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 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in Feb 2020

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Fifteen applications were reviewed, and eleven grants totaling $47,680 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Carol Brice Family Center: $10,000 grant to assist with the replacement of their building’s main waterline. Denali Preschool & Learning Center: $$6,000 grant to …

Proposed Energy Project Denied Rehearing

A proposal by Colorado-based Eco Green Generation (EGG), together with Alaska Environmental Power of Delta Junction, to build a 100-megawatt (MW) primarily propane-fired energy project in Interior Alaska has been denied a rehearing before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). On January 23, 2020, FERC issued an order confirming its …

Q: Why is my electric bill so high?

Many members have recently reached out to GVEA due to high electric bills. Here are a few things to consider: Holiday Activities … Your bill may have reflected higher electric consumption due to activities over the holidays. Electrical decorations is an obvious electric draw. Did you have guests over? Were your kids home …

Seeking Applications for Railbelt Grid Organization

The Railbelt utilities have joined together to form a Railbelt Reliability Council (RRC). The RRC provides a forum and structure for the six interconnected Railbelt utilities, along with six non-utility stakeholders, to work together to address Railbelt-wide regional electric system issues in order to ensure grid resilience and reduce long …