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Power restored after snow storm

All members who have reported outages caused by yesterday’s heavy snowfall are back online. The only outages remaining are a few members on Chena Hot Springs Rd. Seven GVEA crews worked throughout the night and we appreciate our members’ patience. Any members without...

Snow drops hundreds of trees into power lines

Thousands of GVEA members have been affected by today’s power outages. Farmers Loop, Steese Highway, Chena Hot Springs Road, North Pole and South Fairbanks were hit the hardest. The cause of these outages is heavy, snow-laden trees falling into power lines. “We...

What to do if there’s a tree in the line

Following the November 14 winter storm, there are hundreds of trees either bending over or resting on power lines across GVEA’s service territory. Many of our members have called or emailed to alert us of these trees; thank you. Rest assured, this month, GVEA linemen...

An Ode to Power

As of Thursday morning, November 21, all members who reported outages caused by last week’s winter storm were back online. The only outages remaining are members with damaged equipment (service entrances and masts). Once the damaged equipment is repaired, crews will...
What should I do when the power goes out?

What should I do when the power goes out?

Here are some things to keep in mind when the power goes out: Food For prolonged outages, pack food in a cooler. Make sure the temperature stays below 40°F. Food above this temperature should not be eaten. Find a cool place to put your cooler, like near your garage...