Sunday Windstorm Causes Outages for Interior Residents

High winds in the Interior, early Sunday afternoon, caused trees to fall into power lines from Nenana to North Pole. Throughout the night, six crews (11 linemen) have been working the outages that began around 1:44 pm Sunday afternoon. They will continue working until everyone is back on. Currently at 6:45am, …

GVEA Works to Add More Renewables

At the Special Board meeting held on June 27, 2017, GVEA’s Board passed a motion authorizing Cory Borgeson, GVEA’s President & CEO, to finalize negotiations and sign a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Fire Island Wind P2, LLC, a Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) subsidiary, for the purchase of wind …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in May. Ten applications were reviewed, and seven grants totaling $35,545 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: 17-Mile Homemakers, Family Community Education: $750 grant to purchase a Baby Lock serger sewing machine. Access Alaska: $7,500 grant (contingent on Access Alaska receiving matching …

GVEA’s Billing Days-of-Service Variations

A member recently inquired about the variations in the days of service on their billing statement. This is a fairly common question that the Member Service Reps answer; therefore, a standard explanation has been drafted. Here is that explanation: Variation in days of service (DOS) on the bill are due to weekends …

GVEA Offices Close Early on Thurs, June 22

GVEA’s offices will close early on Thursday, June 22, 2017, for administrative purposes. Here’s the office closure schedule: Delta Junction Office:  closes at noon Nenana Office:  closes at 1:30pm Fairbanks Office:  closes at 3:00pm GVEA provides access to your account 24/7. If you need to make a payment, consider using …

GVEA’s 2017 Election Results

On the afternoon of Thursday, June 15, 2017, the ballots were tallied. Judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results of the 2017 Board of Directors election. Here are the results: District 1:  In a close election, David Messier won over incumbent Aren Gunderson. Of the 6,177 ballots mailed on May 12, …

Customer Service Survey to be Conducted

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, May 15 and will be …

GVEA Explains the Challenges of Adding Wind

For those that missed the Northern Alaska Environmental Center’s Renewable Energy Form, which was held at the Noel Wien Library the evening of April 20, here are several items that may be of interest to you: GVEA’s Renewable Energy Forum Presentation 042017) This was presented by Paul Morgan, GVEA’s Gas Turbine …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Six applications were reviewed. Four grants totaling $40,785 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Fairbanks Children’s Museum: $4,900 grant to purchase a Rigamajig Builder and Simple Machines set. North Star Counsel on Aging:  $8,085 grant to purchase folding tables and chairs. North Star …