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Good¢ents Grants Awarded in November 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Fourteen applications were reviewed, and nine grants totaling $35,178 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Bethel Community Services Foundation: $1,000 grant to assist with the purchase of music equipment. Christmas In Ice: $3,305 grant to be applied to an electrical upgrade. Ester …

Fuel & Purchase Power Charge Continues to Decline

GVEA’s Fuel and Purchased Power (F&PP) rate, effective December 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019, has decreased from 10.502¢ to 8.648¢ per kilowatt-hour. This is a decrease of 18 percent from the previous F&PP rate approved by the RCA. Based on the average usage of 600 kWh, the impact of the lower …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in August 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Eleven applications were reviewed, and five grants totaling $19,550 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair Inc.: $6,000 grant for technology upgrades. Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame: $7,500 grant to assist with the purchase of video boards. Guys Read / …

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 …