Have you noticed an increase in recent electric bills? Cold temperatures mean that your electric usage may be increasing even though you are not doing anything different.
We are hearing from members who are surprised by their most recent bills, so we have some information we would like to share.
First, Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) rates remain stable. GVEA’s utility charge has not changed in 2 years. The fuel and purchase power charge, which is adjusted quarterly, recently decreased 2.43%.
Do you check your usage? You can access detailed information about your electric usage, just visit GVEA’s Member Portal to log in or set up your account.
Here are some good resources:
- Become energy efficient – This room-by-room checklist on our Energy Saving Tips page puts the power to use less in your hands – Also, make sure you are using a timer if you plug in your vehicle.
- According to Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, 77% of Interior Alaska’s household energy costs can come from keeping your living space warm – Here are Energy Saving Tips for Alaskans (PDF)
If you have questions about your bill, please reach out to us at (907) 452-1151 or GVEA Member Services. GVEA is your member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative. We are here to answer questions about your bill.