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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 …

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 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, …

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 …