GVEA Board Mtg (Mon, June 27 at 6:30pm)

Board Meeting Notice: GVEA’s Board of Directors will meet for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, June 27, in the GVEA Board Room, 758 Illinois St. Open session begins at 6:30pm, and members are welcome to attend. To view the agenda, click here.

GVEA’s 2016 Election Results

On Thursday, June 16, 2016, the ballots were tallied. Here are the results of the election: District 5 (primarily serving North Pole):  Incumbent Chris Bunch retains his seat. GVEA’s bylaws state that a 10% return of valid ballots of the total membership of each voting district is required. District 5’s …

Vote by 5pm Tues, and You Could Win!

The deadline that your GVEA ballot must be received is 5pm on Tuesday, June 14.  As an extra incentive: ALL VOTING MEMBERS will be in the running for one $150 electric certificate. ALL MEMBERS VOTING ELECTROINICALLY will be in the running for an iPad. RECAP:  All members were mailed a ballot …

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New Electric Rates Effective June 1, 2016

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) has signed off on the increase of two line items across all rate categories on monthly electric bills. The net result of these two increases is an increase of approx. $19 (or 15%) to an average residential electric bill of 600 kWh. Utility Charge:  This increased from $0.11508 to …

Good¢ents Trustees Award More Grants

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in May and reviewed nine applications.  Five grants totaling $26,956.12 were awarded.  Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Songbird Institute: $3,169.85 grant to go towards repairs and upgrades to the Creamer’s Field Migration Station. Healy Hockey Association: $7,500 grant to assist with ice rink repairs. Nenana Tortella Council on …

Community Perspective Featured in FDNM

In today’s FDNM, you’ll find that the “Community Perspective” article features GVEA’s Board Chairman Bill Nordmark asking for GVEA’s members’ input on the proposed bylaw amendments.  To read the article, click here. Reminder:  All ballots need to be received no later than 5pm on Tuesday, June 14, in order to be …

GVEA Board Mtg (Mon, May 23 at 6:30pm)

Board Meeting Notice: GVEA’s Board of Directors will meet for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, May 23, in the GVEA Board Room, 758 Illinois St. Open session begins at 6:30pm, and members are welcome to attend. To view the agenda, click here.

Exercise Your Right to Vote

As a member of GVEA, participating in your cooperative’s elections is your most important responsibility. All members have been mailed an election packet to vote on proposed amendments to GVEA’s bylaws, and members in districts 5 and 6 will elect their representative to the board. Ballots must be received by 5pm, Tuesday, June 14. …

GVEA Annual Members’ Meeting Held 5/6/16

Last night GVEA held its Annual Members’ Meeting, which marked the completion of its 70th year of serving the Interior of Alaska. The theme for the meeting was “MOVING FORWARD and LOOKING BACK.” It was a reminder to everyone that your member-owned cooperative is not only the energy provider for …

CCHRC’s Home Lighting Series Scheduled

Cold Climate Housing Research Center will be conducting two lighting sessions during the month of May: Economics of Best Value Lighting Wednesday, May 11 – 5:30 to 7:30pm Instructor:  Rob Hill of Genesis Energy Systems Lighting Design in Alaska Wednesday, May 18 – 5:30 to 7:30pm Instructor:  Elizabeth Johnston, PE of …