Utilities Sign Groundbreaking Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2019 Utilities Sign Groundbreaking Agreement After years of effort, all six Railbelt utilities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to move forward with an organization to work more closely together to manage Alaska’s largest interconnected grid. The Railbelt Reliability Council (RRC) is the organization …

Scammers are Relentless

NOTE:  If you have been a victim of a scam, please use the link provided to file an incident report with the police:  Link to FPD’s Incident Report – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in Nov 2019

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Eight applications were reviewed, and seven grants totaling $47,645 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Access Alaska:  $5,000 grant for their Consumer Fund. Green Star Alaska:  $3,699.60 grant to fund electrical work and purchase a pallet-racking system. Healy Hockey Assn.:  $6,045.75 grant for the …

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 …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in Aug 2019

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Five applications were reviewed, and three grants totaling $10,386 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair:  $6,787 grant to be applied towards the purchase of health screening equipment. Fairbanks Rescue Mission:  $1,599 grant to purchase a paper-folding machine. Northern Alaska …

Customer Service Survey Begins Sept 9

GVEA has hired National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Market Research Services to conduct a brief phone survey of GVEA’s members. The confidential survey will be focused on customer service and should only take a few minutes of your time. The survey will begin on Monday, Sept 9. It’s anticipated that the survey will be …

GVEA’s 2019 Board Election Results

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results of the 2019 Board of Directors election. Here are the results: District 5 (primarily serving North Pole):  Incumbent Chris Bunch retains his seat. GVEA’s bylaws state that a 10% return of valid ballots of the total membership …