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NOTICE OF GUNNISON COUNTY ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTION
The 75th Annual Meeting will be held at GCEA headquarters located at 37250 Highway 50, Gunnison, CO on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
GCEA Board of Director positions up for election are Districts 1, 4, and 5, currently held by Greg Wiggins, Steven Schechter, and Paul Hudgeons, respectively. Petitions for candidacy will be available March 3, 2014. For more information call 641-3520. [election policies]
Co-ops Fight for Affordable Energy
NRECA CEO Jo Ann Emerson called on electric cooperative leaders to forge a new legacy for the co-op movement by mobilizing 42 million members to advance the cause of reliable, affordable electricity. Read more
NEW WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
Income qualified residents now have an opportunity to access cost-effective weatherization services at no cost thanks to GCEA's new partnership with Tri-State, the State of Colorado, and the U.S. Dept. of Energy. FAQs
If you're looking to save money or create a more comfortable living environment, contact our program administrator, Housing Resources of Western Colorado at 970-241-2871, ext. 101 or visit their website.
RMEL SCHOLARSHIP HELPS GROW THE ELECTRIC ENERGY WORKFORCE
The RMEL Foundation is currently accepting applications from baccalaureate degree seeking students as well as students entering craft or certificate programs.
Applicants must be a high school senior or college undergraduate enrolled in and pursuing an undergraduate or associate degree or entering an appropriate certificate program with the intent to enter the electric energy industry. [more]
GCEA EMPLOYEES ADOPT FAMILIES
Employees gather to celebrate the generousity of their peers who contributed nearly $400 cash and gifts for two families this year. Employees also donated their First Place Prize of $100 Green Back Dollars from the Night of Lights Float to purchase gifts and gift cards for the families.
FIRST ANNUAL COAT DRIVE DEEMED A SUCCESS
Our community opened their closets and their hearts for GCEA's first annual coat drive. Close to 400 coats were collected and distributed in Gunnison, Crested Butte and Lake City
Photo compliments of Will Shoemaker, Gunnison Country Times
A HAPPY FAMILY SHOWS OFF THEIR COATS
Our sincere thanks to the following partners for helping collect donations:
Community Church of Gunnison, Crested Butte Bank, First Baptist Church,Trinity Baptist Church,Turquoise Junction and the Gun Room, The Paper Clip, Gunnison County Clerk's Office, Town of Lake City.
POWER GENERATION from renewable sources worldwide is expected to exceed natural gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2012, making renewables the second-largest source of electricity after coal. See new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) [Read more]
CO-OP CONNECTIONS, the free membership card that gives you discounts on everyday expenses, now offers HEALTHY SAVINGS DISCOUNTS
TRI-STATE RANKS AMONG NATION'S TOP G&Ts
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GCEA OFFICE HOURS
Winter Hours: November 4, 2013 - March 28, 2014
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Summer Hours: March 31, 2014 - Nov. 7, 2014:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. (Closed alternate Fridays beginning April 4, 2014).
AFTER HOURS POWER OUTAGES: Call 970-641-3520
Our Purpose: Serving our members by providing safe, reliable energy with a strong cooperative tradition and a vision for the future.
GCEA fulfills its purpose by distributing electricity to its members. GCEA does not own generation facilities. We purchase power from Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association.