Effective Jan. 1, GVEA will be a Tobacco-Free Workplace

To ensure a healthy atmosphere for our employees, members and visitors, GVEA facilities are going tobacco-free effective January 1, 2021. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is prohibited on all property owned, leased or under the control of GVEA. This includes buildings and surrounding grounds, walkways and sidewalks, work …

GVEA Establishes Benevolent Fund to Assist Members

Dec. 23, 2020 For additional information: Meadow Bailey mpbailey@gvea.com (907) 451-5676 GVEA Establishes Benevolent Fund to Assist Members Due to the pandemic, the number of delinquent accounts have more than doubled.  Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is launching the GVEA Benevolent Fund – Members Serving Members, with the goal of …

AEA acquisition of SSQ Transmission Line provides GVEA more future access to less expensive Bradley Lake hydroelectric power.

Last week, Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) acquired a Homer Electric Association transmission line that runs between the Sterling Substation and the Quartz Creek Substation on Kenai Lake. This transmission line, referred to as the SSQ Line, delivers Bradley Lake hydroelectric generated power, the least expensive power available to GVEA. In …

GVEA Holiday Light Contest!

GVEA is launching a Facebook Holiday Light Contest and we want to see your lights. Let’s be honest, this time of year we all need a little more light in our lives! Share a photo and you may win a credit on your electric bill. Submit one photo to pr@gvea.com …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in November 2020

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Six applications were reviewed, and five grants totaling $23,270 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Access Alaska: $8,000 grant to purchased an unexpectedly needed furnace to adequately heat the separated office and warehouse spaces of its new facility on …

GVEA Member Survey

GVEA is working with National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Market Research Services to conduct a brief survey of GVEA’s members. The confidential survey is focused on customer service and takes approximately seven minutes. The feedback from members will be used to help us provide the best service possible. NRECA …