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Co-op BINGO offered at the Winter Expo

2012 is the International Year of Cooperatives and to celebrate three of your locally owned co-ops have teamed up to bring Co-op BINGO to the Winter Expo, 0n Sunday, October 14 at the Carlson Center from 1 to 3 p.m. BINGO is free for kids and adults to play. Win cool...

HCCP clears permitting hurdle

Along with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, we are pleased to have completed negotiating a Consent Decree (agreement) with the Environmental Protection Agency. The Conscent Decree will now go before a federal judge for review. The Consent...

Good¢ents trustees approve five individual awards

Good¢ents trustees approve five individual awards

Since it kicked off in 2011, the Good¢ents round up program has helped many non-profit groups and organizations. For example, Good¢ents funds helped remodel Dance Theatre Fairbanks to make it more energy efficient, supported the Breast Cancer Detection Center digital...

GVEA announces natural gas contract with BP

GVEA is excited to announce that it has entered into a natural gas supply contract with BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. Under the contract, the cooperative may purchase up to 23 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas each year for 20 years. This positions GVEA as the...

You have the power to use less

Trying to lower your home's energy usage? You’ll get the biggest bang for your buck by focusing on the biggest energy guzzlers. We’ve covered many of these on this blog: Sign up for a GVEA Home$ense Energy Audit. Find out where your house is using the most energy and...

Insect takes toll on local birch trees

Yellow, shriveled leaves a sign that your tree is infested If your tree has been infested by the amber-marked birch leaf miner, you’ll know by looking at the leaves. "Yellow, blistered leaves this time of year are a good indication that the ABLM is present," said Pat...

What does a showerhead have to do with electricity?

If you use an electric hot water heater to heat the water in your home, your showerhead may have a lot to do with electricity. The more hot water you use, the more electricity consumed. Take a look at your showerhead – what is the flow rate? Usually, you can find this...

Recent photos from Eva Creek Wind

It's still on schedule! The crane (pictured) will stand all tower sections first (three sections per tower) and then attach the hub with the blades already attached. Here are some photos from recent visits to the site. For more project photos, visit:...


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