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Special GVEA Board Mtg (Oct 13, 2015 – 3pm)

A special GVEA Board meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, beginning at 3pm.  The meeting will be held at GVEA's main headquarters, located at 758 Illinois Street, Fairbanks, in the Employee/Board Meeting Room.  If you'd like to review the agenda, you can...

Outage cleanup underway

GVEA will be cleaning up from the recent winter storm for many weeks.  Here’s how our members can help: If you see a tree touching a power line or a low-hanging power line, email info@gvea.com and provide us with the following detailed information: Service Drop (line...

Power restored after snow storm

9am update - all members who have reported outages caused by the recent snow storm are back online. Any members without power who have not contacted GVEA please call 452-1151. If you are without power due to repairs that need to be made - we want you to call as well...

GVEA continues power restoration work

6:40pm Update – Reminder:  If you’re still without power, we want to talk with you … person-to-person, on the phone.  Please call our Call Center at 907-452-1151.  Note: Email and Facebook are not the means of communicating at this stage of power restoration. There...

Crews continue to make progress

10:45am Update – It’s estimated that approximately 1,000 meters are still without power, so progress continues. Twelve crews worked through the night and currently we have 16 in the field. If you are still without power we want to talk with you – person to person on...

GVEA Call Center Open 24/7

If you are still without power we want to talk to you. Please call 452-1151 (not email and not Facebook).  GVEA’s Call Center will attempt to contact our members if we believe that power has been restored. These are simply courtesy calls and a means to close out an...

GVEA meter techs help to locate isolated outages

If you’ve seen GVEA meter techs driving through your neighborhood during the outage, be assured they’re not collecting data to generate monthly electric bills. No, that has been suspended as we work to restore power throughout our service area. The meter techs are...

Progress continues throughout GVEA’s service area

7:00pm update – GVEA continues to make progress restoring power to members affected by the winter storm that hit earlier this week, and subsequently, caused the widespread power outage. Unfortunately, an estimate as to how many meters are still in the dark is not...

Power restored to another 1,000 meters

We continue to make headway; power was restored to another 1,000 meters overnight. This leaves approximately 1,500 meters still without power. Sixteen crews worked through the night and currently we have 18 in the field this morning. Nearly 70 linemen and field hands...

GVEA restores power to another 500 meters

6:30pm update – Another 500 meters have had power restored today, which leaves approx. 2,500 meters still in the dark. We’re reaching that stage where the numbers start to decline as the crews work the more difficult situations. Much of this work is off road, so the...

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