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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...

GVEA’s phone system was overwhelmed this week

Due to the number of incoming calls received this week, our phone system was overwhelmed.  We realize this only added frustration to the anxiousness our members were experiencing.  We were able to make a few modifications to our phone system, which consequently...

Another 1,000 meters restored

12:00pm Update – Crews continued to work throughout the night, with power being restored to another 1,000 meters. This leaves approx. 3,000 meters currently still in the dark. Eleven crews and field hands are currently working in the outlying areas and in...

Steps to Restoring Power (Step 5)

We've got an excellent image that shows the steps that are taken to restore power, which is available year-round on our "Outages page" on our web site (https://gvea.com/resources/outages).  But you can go directly to this image by clicking here. Here's further...

Steps to Restoring Power (Step 4)

We've got an excellent image that shows the steps that are taken to restore power, which is available year-round on our "Outages page" on our web site (https://gvea.com/resources/outages).  But you can go directly to this image by clicking here. When reviewing the...

2,000 Services Restored

2,000 Services Restored

6:40pm Update – During the past 12 hours, another 2,000 meters have had power restored. From the peak of 21,000 meters without power, the current estimate of meters still out is 4,000.  As long as the weather cooperates, we anticipate this number to continue to...

Late-afternoon outage update

3:55pm update:  Crews and field hands continue to patrol the lines (by foot, snow machine and bearcat) to locate trees in the lines and damaged equipment.  Depending on the extent of the storm damage, repairs could take hours.  So even if you see a crew in your...

How to reset main breaker

HEADS UP: If your neighbors have power and you don't (and everything otherwise looks OK) - you may want to check your main breaker in your service entrance equipment. Even it it's in the ON position, it may need to be reset if it has tripped. You do this by shutting...

Mid-day update on major outage

12:50pm update:  Crews and field hands continue to work in round-the-clock rotations. We’ll have two Matanuska Electric Assn. crews merging into the rotation later today as well, complete with bucket trucks and snow machines. We’re asking for only those members who...

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