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 …

GVEA and COVID-19 Financial Hardship Update

Effective March 19, 2020, GVEA temporarily suspended disconnects due to nonpayment, as well as the accrual of late payment fees. These suspensions are a result of the COVID-19 situation and will remain in effect until Alaska’s public health disaster ends. To assist those residential accounts that remain unpaid due to …

Update to GVEA Members on Coronavirus Response

To ensure the safety of our employees and our members, GVEA has taken measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and is following all mandates and recommendations set forth by the state and CDC. Member Offices Temporarily Closed Until Further Notice GVEA offices located in Fairbanks, Delta and Nenana are …

GVEA’s Ready for Forecasted Winter Storm

3/20/20 3:40pm UPDATE:  Another storm is headed towards Fairbanks, with another 3-5 inches of snow expected by 6pm Sat, March 21. GVEA remains ready to respond as needed, should any outages occur. ————— GVEA is monitoring the winter weather advisory that is in effect through midnight Friday, March 20, which …