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Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...other energy prices are high. Fort Knox spent about $4 million per month to purchase electricity from Golden Valley Electric Association, the Interior regional utility, and about an equal amount on fuel for equipment used in the mine, Matthias...
New Juneau worry: How much cash for capital budget?

...cost us a lot. It would also jeopardize our ability to deliver research services at UAF," Kelly said. Golden Valley Electric Association, the local utility for Fairbanks, can provide backup power but there's no alternative to the existing...
Utilities say diesel best short-term solution for power generation

...has engines that can run on diesel as well as gas. The electric utilities can also buy more power from Golden Valley Electric Association in Fairbanks, which has oil-fired generation. That power could be sent to Southcentral Alaska on an...
Fire officials question contractors in cause of Interior fires

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Contractors working on the route for Golden Valley Electric Association's Northern Intertie may have been responsible for starting two wildfires that have burned more than 170,000 acres on the Tanana...
AIDEA looks for operator of Healy coal plant originally proposed for the Healy Clean Coal Project. The authority will likely part ways with Golden Valley Electric Association, which was originally proposed as the operator when the plant was constructed, said acting AIDEA director...
Fire investigators look into cause of warehouse fire

...The fire probably burned for several days or even a week in the insulation in the false ceiling of the Golden Valley Electric Association warehouse, investigators said. Contract workers at the warehouse thought something might be wrong when...
Healy plant could lose clean-burning technology

...burners. The deal between the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, which owns the plant, and Golden Valley Electric Association could be signed this week. AIDEA and Golden Valley would split the estimated $26 million expense to retrofit...
HEA, coal plant part ways

...Jan. 1, 2014, begin purchasing power from the plant. However, ongoing litigation between AIDEA and Golden Valley Electric Association has delayed a restart. On Monday, AIDEA gave its intention to terminate that agreement. It will take...
Clock is ticking for CIRI's Fire Island

...continuing with Chugach Electric Association, Municipal Light and Power, Matanuska Electric Association and Golden Valley Electric Association in Fairbanks. Neither CIRI or the utilities could give an estimate of when or if agreement could be reached...
State hires engineer to answer intertie questions

...a fast delivery on its report, both favorable factors, Pourchot said. A draft report is due Feb. 8. Golden Valley Electric Association wants to build a 230-kilovolt Healy-to-Fairbanks power line and has been seeking federal and state...


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