This Saturday, Oct 4, from 10am – 4pm is the “2014 Fairbanks Area Preparation Expo” at the Carlson Center. GVEA’s booth will highlight how and why we experience power outages, as well as backup power sources. GVEA’s generator booklets will be available, as well as other outage preparedness information.
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Tree in the power line
If your lights blink please do not call us. We only need to hear from members whose power has been out for 15 minutes or more.
This month, GVEA linemen are making a concentrated effort to assess these trees. Our right of way crews, who usually have the winter off, have been called back in to assist.
If you see a tree resting on a power line, contact GVEA immediately. It sounds corny, but it’s true. The electricity traveling in our power lines seeks the easiest and shortest path to the ground – don’t make yourself the path. If a tree falls into the power line – …
First, is the tree in the power line or near the power line? There’s a big difference. Do you still have power to your house? If a tree is resting on the power line or has torn down a line, give GVEA a call immediately at 452-1151. Second, is the …