Two students to attend Youth Rally in Idaho

We planned to send one, but after receiving seven great applications for the Youth Rally, we decided to select two students. Congratulations to West Valley junior Nick Woolf and Monroe Catholic sophomore, Olivia Dowling, who will travel to the leadership rally on July 11. All applicants were required to write …

GVEA Giveaway

GVEA is owned by its members

And if you are a member, we hope you’ll join us for this year’s Annual Members’ Meeting next Tuesday. New this year, kids will have a chance to dress like a lineman and have a photo button made. There will also be a balloon artist and Wii game giveaways. Adults …

Which light is the brightest?

It’s a common question, right? We hear members complain about the low light output of CFLs on a regular basis. In a previous video, we timed how long it takes a 14-watt CFL to warm up. In this video, we examine the usable light output (in foot candles) of three …

GVEA to match grant & support Co-op Market

When given an opportunity to help the Fairbanks Community Cooperative Market, GVEA’s Board of Directors decided to apply for a Rural Economic Development Grant. “We were glad to be able to assist another cooperative and help boost economic development in our community,” said CEO Brian Newton. The Rural Economic Development Grant Program (REDG) …

What kinds of light bulbs should I be buying?

This is a common question from our members. This month, we’re going to spend some time looking at the different types of bulbs you can buy and which might be best suited for your home or office. Specifically, we will analyze incandescent bulbs, LEDs and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) through a series …

Scholarship opportunities and Youth Rally

Check out these two exciting opportunities for high school and college students: 1. Scholarship Opportunity (College Students) Alaska Power Association (APA) has announced two $1,000 scholarship opportunities for Alaska residents who are studying electrical engineering or power generation. The APA membership established the scholarships in Hank Nikkel’s memory to help …