Good¢ents Grants Awarded in August 2020

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Eight applications were reviewed, and five grants totaling $31,522 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair: $7,000 grant to assist with free hematology testing to at-risk members within our communities. Boys & Girls Club: $2,800 grant to purchase recreational equipment. …

GVEA’s F&PP Rate Changing Sept. 1, 2020

When you receive your monthly electric bill, do you look at the individual line items? One line item reflects the “Fuel & Purchase Power” rate, which is adjusted four times a year. The next adjustment will take effect Sept. 1. To better understand why this rate changes, we’re taking this …

Alaska Electric Vehicle (EV) Workshop: June 16-17, 2020

The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) and the U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC) are hosting a free, virtual Alaska Electric Vehicle (EV) Workshop on June 16 and 17, 2020 to bring together technical and academic experts and policy makers to share information, research findings, emerging research questions and …

GVEA’s 2020 Board Election Results

On the afternoon of Thursday, June 11, 2020, the ballots were tallied. Judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results of the 2020 Board of Directors election. Ballots were mailed on May 15, 2020, to all members whose membership account is in Districts 1, 2 and 3. Here are the …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in May 2020

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in May. Five applications were reviewed, and two grants totaling $16,000 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Fairbanks Resource Agency: $8,000 grant to be applied towards their Assistive Technology Project. Nenana Tortella Council on Aging: $8,000 grant to assist with urgent needs brought on …

GVEA’s F&PP Rate Declines as of June 1, 2020

GVEA’s Fuel and Purchased Power (F&PP) rate, effective June 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020, has decreased from 10.965¢ to 7.095¢ per kilowatt-hour. This is a decrease of 35 percent from the previous F&PP rate approved by the RCA. Based on the average usage of 600 kWh, the impact of the lower F&PP will decrease …

GVEA’s Lobbies Have Reopened

GVEA reopened its lobbies and offices effective Wed, May 27, 2020. While the Governor has moved from “mandates” to “guidelines,” GVEA is still taking the COVID-19 situation very seriously. Although face coverings are not required to conduct business at GVEA, we are strongly encouraging our employees and visitors to use them, as well as to honor social …