Sources of Power

Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA)’s diverse power supply!

Zehnder Power Plant
  • Established in 1972
  • 41 megawatt (MW) Diesel
Delta Power Plant
  • Established in 1976
  • 27 MW Diesel
North Pole Expansion Power Plant
  • Established in 2006
  • 60 MW Naphtha (LM 6000 turbine)
Eva Creek Wind
  • Established in 2012
  • 12 turbines, with a capacity of nearly 25 MW
North Pole Power Plant
  • Established in 1976
  • 120 MW Diesel (2 60 MW turbines)
Solar Farm
  • Established in 2018
  • 563 kW Solar PV System
Healy Power Plants
  • Established in 1967 and 2016
  • Follow Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Rules
Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)
  • Can provide 25 MW of power for 15 minutes, or up to 40 MW for less time
Bradley Lake Hydroelectric
  • Established in 1991
  • 20 MW Hydropower
Purchased Power
  • Alaska Environmental Power – GVEA purchases up to 2 MW of power
  • Aurora Energy – GVEA purchases up to 25 MW
  • Natural Gas Generation – GVEA can purchase up to 70 MW using the Northern and Alaska Interties.