GVEA vs. a diesel generator

“I’m so tired of high electric rates. I’m going to get a generator. Wouldn’t that be cheaper?” emailed a member recently. The short answer is no. Here’s why: The average residential member consumes 700 kilowatt-hours of electricity each month. Given GVEA’s current rates, a monthly bill runs the average member …

$15,650 of Good¢ents funds awarded

The first round of grants was awarded to three local non-profit agencies and two individuals in need. Here’s a breakdown: North Star Council on Aging: $10,000 awarded for the purchase of a new delivery truck for the “Meals on Wheels” program. This program delivers nearly 200 nutritious meals daily to …

GVEA helps sponsor energy exhibit at UAF

Tucked behind the gift shop in the University of Alaska Museum of the North you will find a new exhibit called Power Play. Golden Valley, along with 12 other organizations, helped sponsor the project highlighting energy issues in Alaska. With so many hands-on features, it’s really a fun exhibit. Visitors …