Solar Power Facility Proposed for Landfill Site

Big Bear Solar Project Proposed

Big Bear, Ca, February 14, 2011, 9:00am -  A 2-megawatt solar power project has been proposed to top the Big Bear sanitary landfill site.  Project Navigator, Ltd, a Brea, CA engineering firm has entered in to an option agreement with the County of San Bernardino to explore development of a photovoltaic facility on the closed landfill.  … [Read more...]

Power Restored to Big Bear Valley After a Bird Hits Power Lines

Big Bear, CA, October 9, 2010, 2:20pm - According to John Dytesten of Bear Valley Electric, power was completely restored to all of the Big Bear Valley today as of 2:27pm.  Power had gone out at approximately 1:47pm today for isolated areas of the Valley including most of North Shore as well as pockets of Big Bear Lake and Big Bear City.  Bear … [Read more...]

Lightening Strike Causes Power Outage in Areas of Big Bear Valley

Big Bear Valley, CA, July 15, 2010, 6:00 pm - As of approximately 4:23pm Thursday, a lightening strike caused a loss of power to areas in the Big Bear Valley including Fawnskin, North Shore, the Interlaken Shopping Center, areas of Big Bear City and Big Bear Lake as well as portions of the Fox Farm area.  According to John Dytesten of Bear Valley … [Read more...]

HEAP Application Processing on June 14, for Those Who Need Financial Assistance with Utility Bills

Big Bear Lake, CA -- Bear Valley Electric Service is once again offering HEAP application processing, with the next round scheduled for Monday, June 14, so families and individuals who could use financial assistance with utility bills can start readying the paperwork. Starting Monday morning at 9am, applications for HEAP, which stands for the Home … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Electric Crews Restore Power to Lake Williams Area–and Ahead of Estimated Schedule

Lake Williams, CA -- Bear Valley Electric crews were quick to respond to yesterday’s power outage in Lake Williams, which was prompted by a dumptruck carrying large boulders snagging an electrical line and pulling down a power pole off Forest Service road 2N12, just south of Erwin Lake. The outage occurred just before 4pm and, at that time, Bear … [Read more...]

Bear Valley Electric Crew Working to Restore Power to Lake Williams; Dumptruck Knocks Out Power Line Tuesday Afternoon

Lake Williams/Erwin Lake, CA -- The Lake Williams area is currently without power, due to a construction incident taking place just before 4pm today (Tuesday, May 25). Per John Dykesten, Operations Supervisor for Bear Valley Electric Service, a dumptruck dumping large rocks (perhaps from the Big Bear dam site) onto Forest Service road 2N12 just … [Read more...]

Need Help Paying Utility Bills? Bear Valley Electric Offers HEAP Application Workshops on May 10

Big Bear Valley, CA -- Bear Valley Electric Service is once again offering HEAP application processing, with the next round scheduled for Monday, May 10, so families and individuals who could use financial assistance with utility bills can start readying the paperwork. Starting Monday morning, May 10 at 9am, applications for HEAP, which stands for … [Read more...]

Big Bear Offers Many Opportunities to Enjoy Earth Day, Which Celebrates 41 Years on April 22

We can take care of our Earth, starting with picking up trash so that it doesn't run down streets and tributaries to Big Bear Lake.

Big Bear Valley, CA -- This Thursday, April 22 marks Earth Day, which has been celebrated in support of the environment since 1970. Should you be looking for ways to establish—or renew—your commitment to do your part this Earth Day, you can choose to reuse shopping bags, take a moment to pick up litter ’round the lakeshore or in your … [Read more...]

HEAP Application Processing Offered During Bear Valley Electric’s April 22 Earth Day Event

Big Bear Lake, CA -- Families and individuals who could use financial assistance with utility bills can start readying the paperwork, as Bear Valley Electric Service will be hosting HEAP application processing next week. Starting next Thursday morning, April 22 at 9am, applications for HEAP, which stands for the Home Energy Assistance Program, will … [Read more...]

Strong Winds and Edison Line Result in Power Dimming for Bear Valley Electric Customers

Big Bear Valley, CA -- Since about 8pm last night, Easter Sunday, Big Bear Valley residents may have experienced dimming in their lights and other electric-powered items. Ken Markling, Operations Manager for Bear Valley Electric Service, says that we can blame this on the wind, which is affecting electric lines of Southern California Edison in the … [Read more...]

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