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 …

Survey on Renewable Energy Begins on Nov 6

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 renewable energy and should only take a few minutes of your time. The survey will begin on Monday, Nov. 6. It’s anticipated that the survey will be completed …

CCHRC Home Energy Workshop (Wed, Sep 27)

Interested in developing a well-rounded plan to increase your home’s energy efficiency? GVEA is once again sponsoring the Cold Climate Housing Research Center’s (CCHRC) fall Home Energy Workshop on Wed, Sept 27. This event will have simultaneous sessions start at 6pm and the same topics will repeat at 7pm and …

Customer Service Survey Begins on Sept 25

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, Sept. 25. It’s anticipated that the survey will be …

More Good¢ents Grants Awarded

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Of the 14 applications that were reviewed, seven grants totaling $41,250 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair: $6,750 grant to cover the cost of processing 150 chemistry/hematology/lipid panel tests. Athabascan Fiddlers Association: $5,000 grant that will go towards the purchase …

CCHRC Home Energy Workshop (Sept 27, 2017)

GVEA is once again sponsoring the Cold Climate Housing Research Center’s (CCHRC) fall Home Energy Workshop on Wed, Sept 27. This event will have simultaneous sessions start at 6pm and the same topics will repeat at 7pm and 8pm. Each attendee will have the opportunity to attend a maximum of …

Healy Unit 2 Update

At the August 28, 2017 GVEA Board meeting, the board of directors authorized staff to move forward with proposed modifications to the Healy Power Plant’s coal feed and fuel transport system that serves Unit 2. The proposed modifications are a result of detailed analysis performed by MillPro LLC, an industry …

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 …