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Why don’t you bury power lines?

  "I’ve heard that trees in the line are the number one cause of outages in the Interior. Why doesn’t GVEA bury the lines and eliminate this problem?" asked a member recently. There are a couple of reasons why we prefer to install our power lines above ground: It...

Comments welcome, but please take ownership

We welcome your comments and feedback. We only ask that you provide a valid first name and email address when you post. It helps us distinguish between spam and a comment from a real person. It also creates a sense of ownership, which we feel is important. Your email...

Are there hydrokinetic turbines in Fairbanks area rivers?

“I’m curious about hydrokinetic turbines. Are there any in the Fairbanks area?” asked a member recently. The short answer is no; we don’t have hydrokinetic turbines in Fairbanks area rivers...yet. The Alaska Center for Energy & Power and the Ocean Renewable Power...

Why is wind power a good deal all of a sudden?

    “I’ve heard GVEA say over and over that wind is extremely expensive and impractical, yet you introduced it at the annual meeting as a good deal. Why?” asked a member recently. The federal government has billions of dollars in stimulus money available for renewable...


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