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GVEA’s 2018 Election Results

On the afternoon of Thursday, June 14, 2018, the ballots were tallied for the 2018 Board of Directors election. Judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results, which follows. District 4:  Incumbent Gary Newman was reelected over challengers Frank Eagle and Rob Wall. Of the 6,077 ballots mailed on May …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in May 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in May. Nine applications were reviewed, and eight grants totaling $38,421 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Breast Cancer Detection Center: $5,000 grant towards technology upgrades. Ester Community Association: $5,000 grant towards electrical upgrades to the Ester Community Park Stage. Fairbanks Curling Club: …

2018 Annual Meeting Wrap Up

On the evening of May 3, 2018 GVEA hosted 488 people at their Annual Members’ Meeting. Fairbanks drew a crowd of 454 at Lathrop High School’s Hering Auditorium. This was the second year that the meeting was also video-streamed to the Delta’s Community Center and Healy’s Tri-Valley Community Center; attendance …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in February 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Nine applications were reviewed, and five grants totaling $22,580 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival: $3,000 grant towards the purchase of instruments for a winter workshop. Georgeson Botanical Garden Society: $5,000 grant towards the purchase of an electric utility vehicle. …

Scholarships Available for Consideration

Notification that three separate scholarships are available for consideration. To learn more, just click on the links provided in the text below. GVEA’s $2,500 Career & Technical Education Scholarship Deadline to apply:  5pm, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Alaska Power Association’s Hank Nikkels Scholarship for Engineers Deadline to apply:  5pm, Friday, …

RCA rules in favor of GVEA in Delta Wind Farm case

FAIRBANKS – The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) has resolved all regulatory issues relating to Delta Wind Farm, Inc.’s (DWF’s) request to interconnect and sell energy from its proposed 13.5-megawatt wind generating facility in Delta Junction to Golden Valley Electric Association, Inc. (“GVEA”). The RCA agreed that a power sales …

GVEA interested in the effects of Anchorage utility sale

FAIRBANKS – Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is among several entities to submit a Letter of Interest in connection with the prospective Anchorage Municipal Light & Power (ML&P) sale. GVEA’s letter was not a formal offer to purchase the utility. In the letter, Golden Valley expressed an interest in evaluating …

More Good¢ents Grants Awarded

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Sixteen applications were reviewed, and ten grants totaling $33,053 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Autism Society of Alaska: $2,430 grant to implement a safety training program for families. Carol H. Brice Family Center: $5,000 grant towards a lighting upgrade. Crossroads …

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 …

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 …