Look for June's Ruralite magazine in your mailbox soon.

GVEA Ruralite and blog get makeovers

Keep an eye out for changes in the Ruralite magazine. In April, we began running local feature stories on pages 28 and 29 of the monthly member magazine. For example, you can read about the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum in April’s issue and Fairbanks’ downtown Paint the Pipes art project …

Eva Creek Wind video makes its debut

Curious about the story behind the Eva Creek Wind project? Find out how the 12 turbines were transported to the small town of Ferry, Alaska. Then, watch as the 262 ft. wind turbines are erected. The following video made its debut at GVEA’s Annual Members’ Meeting and is now available to all — check it out!  

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New bill design PLUS rolling average billing

You might notice that your electric bill looks a bit different this month. Then again, you might not. Regardless, we’d like to tell you what’s changing: We’ve made room for the NEW Rolling Average and Levelized Budget Billing Plans. Read on to find out more. The usage bar graph has moved …

Front row: Ellen Axmear ($500), Judith Leslie-Patton ($1,000) and Bettie Upright ($250 Safeway card)

Back row: Larry McGrady ($250), Phyllis Sheets ($500), Marie Harrington ($250), Richard Patton (w/Judith), Brianna Conley ($250) and Richard Wagner ($250)

Annual members’ meeting highlights 2012 achievements

This year’s annual members’ meeting focused on the co-op’s 2012 successes and energy conservation. “I can’t take credit for the successes,” said Cory Borgeson, President & CEO. “It’s a team of dedicated employees, contractors and members who make things happen around here.” Here are some of this year’s highlights: The board …

Scam Alert

Telephone scam alert – beware!

We’ve reported on telephone scams before, but this time it’s a bit different. There is another telephone scam going around involving GVEA members. A member received a phone call last week from someone claiming to be a GVEA employee. The caller told the members that their power would be turned off at 4 p.m. While we don’t …

District 5 & 6 candidate photos and bios posted

If you live in the areas of North Pole, Salcha or Delta Junction (Districts 5 and 6), your board representative is up for election this year. Thanks to the nominating committees who worked hard to select this year’s candidates. In addition to the four candidates nominated by committee, Hank Bartos …

FAQs about Clear Air Force Station

If GVEA is trying to move away from oil, why did the co-op pass up an opportunity to buy the coal-fired Clear Air Force Station power plant? GVEA, Aurora Energy, Doyon Utilities and others were given an opportunity to bid on the Clear Air Force Station power plant. Here are …