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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.Â
GCEAâ€™s 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.Â For more information call 641-3520.
WINTER COAT DRIVE
Our community has opened their closets and their hearts for our first annual coat drive. We've collected over 150 coats and the donations are still coming in!
If you are in need of a warm winter coat, come pick one up while supplies last
Fred Field Multipurpose Room, Gunnison, 4:00 - 6:30 pm
Lake City Town Hall, 3 - 5 pm
St. Mary's Garage, Crested Butte, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL DECEMBER 15th AT THE FOLLOWING PARTNER LOCATIONS
GCEA Headquarters - 37250 W. Hwy 50, 8 - 4, M-F
Crested Butte Bank - 116 6th St, lobby, 8 - 5, M-F
Community Church of Gunnison - 107 N. Iowa, 8 - 5, Sunday - Thursday
First Baptist Church - Virginia & Pine, Gunnison, 9 - 4, daily
Trinity Baptist Church - 523 N. Pine, Gunnison, 9 - 4, Tues, Weds, Thurs
Turquoise Junction and the Gun Room - 125 N. Main, Gunnison - 9:30 - 5:30, M-F and 9:30 - 5, Saturday
The Paper Clip - 107 N. Wisconsin, Gunnison, 8:30 - 5, M-F
Blackstock Government Building - 221 N. Wisconsin, lobby, Gunnison, 8 - 5, M-F
Lake City Town Hall - 230 Bluff Street, Lake City, 9 - 4, M-F
POWER - USE IT WISELY
Every GCEA member has the power to reduce energy use. The more you know about your usage, the easier it is to save. View the Appliance Usage Chart to get started.
CHOOSE GREEN POWER
GCEA's Green Power Program offers an option to members who wish to limit the impact that electricity genreation has on the environment. Learn more...
NEW WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
Low-income 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.
President Obama signs Executive Order setting sustainability goals for Federal agencies. Agencies directed to set 2020 Greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets; increase energy efficiency; conserve water; support sustainable communities, and more.
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]
WHY CHOOSE ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING?
Electric lighting burns up to 25% of the average home energy budget. Shift to LEDs and CFLS and lower your bills. GCEA offers rebates for replacing light bulbs and fixtures. Learn 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
Read more about the company that supplies your energy.
TRI-STATE WIND FARM EXPANSION
Tri-State is expanding the Colorado Highlands Wind Project to 91 megawatts. Construction began in July and will be completed this fall. Colorado Highlands Wind is one of three utility-scale renewable energy facilities from which Tri-State receives all of the electrical output and renewable energy credits.
Read more in the April 16, 2013 Denver Business Journal
GCEA OFFICE HOURS
Monday, March 25, 2013 to Friday, Nov. 1, 2013:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Closed alternate Fridays listed below:
August 2, 16, 30
September 13 and 27
October 11 and 25
Winter Hours begin Monday, Nov. 4, 2013:
Offices will be open Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
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.