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We’re giving away free trees on May 19

We’re giving away free trees on May 19

Be sure to stop by our Fairbanks offices on Saturday, May 19 to pick up your free tree (sapling). A limited supply of trees will also be available at our Delta and Nenana offices on Friday. We’ll start handing out trees at 9 a.m. First come, first served. Supplies are...

There’s always another side to the story

At 700-feet tall, the Susitna Dam would be the fifth tallest in the United States. It would generate an annual average of 2,500,000 megawatt-hours - nearly 50 percent of the electricity demand along the Railbelt. The dam would provide long-term, stable rates over an...

Good¢ents helps non-profits expand food assistance

Good¢ents helps non-profits expand food assistance

After reviewing 10 applications, the Good¢ents trustees awarded funds to the following seven applicants in February. Here is a breakdown: Individual: $4,600 helped cover transportation, temporary housing and boarding expenses for an individual undergoing emergency...

Why do you shut off the power when it is cold outside?

Why do you shut off the power when it is cold outside?

Unpaid bills cost everyone Lately, we have taken some heat for turning off power to residential meters during the winter months. We really don't like turning anyone's power off, but out of fairness to the membership, we have to do it. It costs money to generate and...

February 2 power outage update

At approximately 5:50 p.m., a transmission line fault caused an outage affecting areas north along the Steese Highway, including Chena Hot Springs Road, Skyline Drive and the Elliot Highway. Crews are on their way and have narrowed down the general location of the...

How to become a Golden Valley insider

Join the MAC Have you ever wondered: Why is electricity expensive in Interior Alaska? If we have the most powerful battery backup system, why does the power still go out? Who decides which directors are on the ballot each year? What’s GVEA’s perspective on hydropower?...

Why was my bill so high this month?

Generally, December and January bills are the highest of the year (fuel and electric bills both). Here are some reasons why your bill is higher this month: The highest bills generally come during the coldest, darkest months. Higher rates. We are not happy about it...

Is there any relief for these high winter bills?

“It’s getting harder and harder to make ends meet and I'm having a hard time keeping up with my electric bills. Is there any financial help available?” several members have asked. First, talk to us. Often we can work out a payment agreement to spread overdue payments...


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