Copper Basin Outage Update
We continue to experience outages affecting several areas in the Copper Basin. 15 lineman continue working on power restoration throughout the district.
Kenny Lake remains out of power and is top priority. Two crews will continue working in the area.
A third crew continues on the West line from roughly Mile 148 to 109.
Power has been restored to the area near Gulkana continuing North. This crew will soon be en route to Copper Center to work on re-energizing small pockets of members that remain out in that area.
All of these outages are caused by trees in the line or damage to lines and equipment caused by the severe weather in the district.
Members should be prepared for these outages to continue into the night, but crews will continue to bring sections online systematically as lines are cleared.
CVEA members can get outage information as it becomes available by visiting the Copper Valley Electric Association Facebook page, viewing the Facebook feed on the home page at cvea.org, or by calling CVEA dispatch at 1-866-835-2832. Up to date information will be posted on the voicemail system. Member are encouraged to contact their local office at (907) 822-3211 (during business hours) or dispatch at 1-866-835-2832 if you see hazardous conditions or are experiencing an outage in an area not noticed in the updates.
The Cooperative would like to thank all members for their continued patience.
Additionally, CVEA would like to remind residents to please use caution when riding snow machines, four wheelers, or other equipment along the rights-of-way during this time. Sagging trees, broken trees, drooping power wires, and damaged wires possibly on the ground could cause hazardous conditions.If you have questions regarding this press release, please contact Sharon Scheidt, CVEA Director of Communications, at 822-5506, 835-7005, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.