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Blowingin the Wind

Winds could cause blinks or outages

Thursday, December 12 @ 10:50 a.m. – Weather Service is indicating winds may pick up tonight through Thursday evening. Members may experience blinking lights due to snow or ice offloading from power lines or trees hitting power lines.

Festive lights

An Ode to Power

As of Thursday morning, November 21, all members who reported outages caused by last week’s winter storm were back online. The only outages remaining are members with damaged equipment (service entrances and masts). Once the damaged equipment is repaired, crews will reconnect these members. The widespread outages reminded us that …


Outage Preparedness Expo this Saturday

Join us this Saturday at the Carlson Center for the Fairbanks Area Preparedness Expo. GVEA’s booth will highlight how and why we experience power outages as well as backup power sources. We’ll have Generator Booklets on hand as well as other outage preparedness information. Related PostsGood¢ents Trustees Award Funds One …

Are you prepared for the cold weather?

How long does it take a house to freeze at 40 below?

Without heat, a well-insulated house (heated to 70° Fahrenheit) will freeze in six hours given an outside temperature of -40° F. At 50 below, the temperature in the house will dip below 32° F in five hours or less. While your electric cooperative has a great reliability record, outages happen. It’s a good …