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Crews continue to make progress

6:10pm UPDATE:  It's estimated that 7,000 meters are still without power, so progress continues to be made this afternoon.  Our dedicated crews are working to restore power in all areas and will continue working throughout the night. We're aware of several isolated...

Red Cross opens warm-shelter facilities

Due to the extended power outage that has greatly impacted a large portion of GVEA's service area, the American Red Cross has made available two warm-shelter facilities starting today. Fairbanks:  University Community Presbyterian Church, located at 3510 College Rd....

Crews are Making Progress

3:55pm Update:  It's estimated that 8,000 to 10,000 meters are still without power.  This involves three substations serving these areas: Ballaine (3 miles), Yankovich, West Farmers Loop to Summit Dr., University Hills, College Hills, Goldstream Valley, Summit Dr.,...

Thousands Without Power

Golden Valley Electric Association estimates that 15,000 members remain without power as of noon today, in the wake of an early winter storm that knocked out power to about 21,000 Interior residences and businesses. The outages are widespread across Fairbanks,...

Healy Unit 2 Power Plant Dedicated

Golden Valley Electric Association and local officials held a dedication ceremony yesterday, acknowledging the restart of the Healy Unit 2 Power Plant. Healy Unit 2 will add fifty megawatts of coal-fired power into GVEA’s grid.  Since coal prices have proven to be...

GVEA Board Meeting: Monday, Sept 21 at 3pm in Healy

Meeting Notice:  The GVEA Board of Directors will hold their monthly meeting in Healy this month. Here are the specifics: Location:  Healy's Tri-Valley Community Center (.5 Mile Healy Spur Rd) Time:  Meeting will begin at 3pm Agenda:  Click here to access the agenda...

Recently Awarded Good¢ents Grants

In August, the Good¢ents Board of Trustees reviewed 15 applications and awarded five grants totaling $29,000.  Here's a summary of the recent grants: Delta Junction Trails Association:  $7,000 to be applied towards a nature-trail lighting project. North Star...

2015 Fairbanks Area Preparedness Expo

September is National Preparedness Month, and on Saturday, September 19, from 10am to 4pm, the third annual Preparedness Expo will be held at the Carlson Center. This event is being sponsored by the Cities of Fairbanks and North Pole, along with the Borough, State of...

GVEA Receives Check from FEMA

Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) was recently issued a check from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totaling nearly $2.24 million. This was reimbursement for expenses incurred from the November 2013 storm. The November 2013 storm brought with it...

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