Scholarship Opportunities (Distributed by GVEA and APA)

Not only are there seven GVEA scholarships up for grabs, but there’s another scholarship opportunity available through the Alaska Power Assn. GVEA’s Scholarships:  To be eligible for a GVEA scholarship, the applicant (or a member of the applicant’s immediate family) must be a member of GVEA.  The following scholarships are open to …

Utility Charge to Increase January 1

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) recently approved a rate increase of 6.56 percent for all GVEA members. This increase is effective January 1, 2016 and is part of our Simplified Rate Filing (SRF) process, which allows GVEA to adjust rates every six months and is applied evenly across all …

GVEA’s Next Board Meeting is Mon, Dec 14.

GVEA’s regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 14, in the Employee/Board Room at 758 Illinois St. in Fairbanks. The annual Legislative Briefing Session will be held from 5pm to 6:30pm, and the Open Session of the Board Meeting will begin at 6:30pm; members are welcome to attend either session or both. The …

More Good¢ents Grants Awarded

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met earlier in November and reviewed five applications.  Five grants totaling $15,470 were awarded.  Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Boys & Girls Clubs of Tanana Valley:  $1,200 to be applied towards 12 months of supplies for the healthy cooking component of the 2015/16 Teen Program Development. Fairbanks Council of PTAs:  …

GVEA Board Meets on Monday, Nov 23.

Board Meeting Notice: GVEA’s Board of Directors will meet for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, Nov 23 in the GVEA Board Room, 758 Illinois St, Fairbanks. Open session begins at 6:30pm; members are welcome to attend. The agenda can be accessed via this web site: http://gvea.com/…/…/November%2023%202015%20Member%20Book.pdf

Storm Cleanup Continues

We appreciate those members who have reported trees in power lines (aka hazard trees). The crews are in the process of cleaning up after the storm, and many of these trees will be cleared, but this will take time. Similar to how the outage was worked, the crews are starting …