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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 …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Six applications were reviewed. Four grants totaling $40,785 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Fairbanks Children’s Museum: $4,900 grant to purchase a Rigamajig Builder and Simple Machines set. North Star Counsel on Aging:  $8,085 grant to purchase folding tables and chairs. North Star …

GVEA Supports Anchorage Power Pooling Agreement

Today, two press releases were issued on the subject of the Power Pooling and Joint Dispatch Agreement. Click on the appropriate link below to open the press release. Joint Press Release from: Chugach Electric Association Municipal Light & Power Municipality of Anchorage Matanuska Electric Association GVEA’s Press Release on this …

GVEA Board Mtg (Mon, Jan 23 at 6:30pm)

GVEA’s Board of Directors will meet for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, Jan 23, in the GVEA Board Room at 758 Illinois St. The open session of the Board meeting will begin at 6:30pm; members are welcome to attend. To view the agenda, visit: http://gvea.com/…/meeting…/January_23_2017_Member_Book_2.pdf

GVEA Files 2016 Electric Rate Study w/ RCA

In mid-December, GVEA submitted its 2016 electric rate study to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA). GVEA is requesting that its revenue requirements be reduced by 1.3 percent (or $3 million annually) and its rates be based more closely to cost-of-service. The rates being proposed by GVEA results from a detailed cost-of-service analysis, as well as the …

GVEA Files 2016 Electric Rates Study with the RCA

Note:  This press release was issued Dec 20, 2016, to the primary media outlets. FAIRBANKS — Golden Valley Electric Association has filed for a $3 million decrease in its revenue requirements for operating its electric utility with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. If approved, this revenue decrease and rate design …