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Free LED Lights, Food and Fun at BVES’ Annual Customer Service Week

Big Bear, CA, October 1st, 2016 – Bear Valley Electric Service will be hosting its 2016 Customer Service Week from Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7. The grand finale takes place on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a free barbecue lunch. Customers will also be given two LED light bulbs and two LED nightlights with a copy of their electricity bill. These bulbs can replace any 60 watt incandescent bulb, are dimmable, energy star-rated, and have an estimated energy cost of only $1.08 per year. “We look forward to Customer Service Week every year,” said BVES Interim Director Paul Marconi....

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Bear Valley Electric Service Planned Outage Notification

Big Bear, CA, September 19th, 2016 – BVES will be conducting testing and maintenance on Wednesday September 21, 2016 and Thursday September 22, 2016.  The testing and maintenance process will result in a brief service disruption for properties between Georgia St. and Lynn Rd along Big Bear Blvd.  The outage is expected to occur both days at 4:00 am with power being restored by 6:00 am. BVES will strive to keep the outage time as short as possible. Customers seeking additional information can contact (800) 808-2837  ...

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Local Businesses Save Money with BVES Commercial Grant Program

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 4th, 2016 – A good businessperson is always looking for ways to save costs. Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) has a program designed to help local businesses in the Big Bear Region achieve that end. The BVES Commercial Grant Program provides up to $10,000 in grant funding to local businesses to implement innovative, energy efficient technologies that will improve their energy usage and lower their electric bills. Two businesses in the Big Bear region have already seen substantial savings with the program. Alpine Gardens in Big Bear City is expecting a return on investment of nearly 90% on their major...

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Planned Power Outage Thursday Morning

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 20, 2016 – Bear Valley Electric Service will be conducting a brief power outage (approx. 3 minutes) on Thursday, 1/21 at 5:00 AM to switch equipment over to their peak source. The planned outage will temporarily affect customers in the Village and Boulder Bay areas. For additional information, please contact BVES...

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First Annual Big Bear Utilities Food Drive Challenge

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 9th, 2015 – The First Annual Big Bear Utilities Food Drive Challenge will bring meals to families in need  this holiday season.  Big Bear utility companies are challenging each other to see who can raise the most food donations for the St. Joseph Food Pantry to help feed local families this holiday season. Participating utility company’s include Bear Valley Electric Service, Big Bear Lake Department of Water, Big Bear City Community Services District and Charter Communications. The utilities will be collecting non-perishable or canned food items through Friday, Nov. 20th. The winner of the utility challenge will be announced that same day at a Ping Pong Chili Challenge hosted by the utilities from 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. at St. Joseph Church located at 42242 N. Shore Drive. The public is welcome to attend the event, sample the homemade chili, and watch the ping pong challenge between the utilities. Admission costs just five cans of food. Some utilities are also offering incentives for customers who donate to the challenge. BVES will be giving away free mini-LED flashlights to each customer who brings a non-perishable or canned food item at their main office on Garstin Drive in Big Bear Lake. The Big Bear Lake Department of Water will provide donating customers with a packet of drought tolerant and native plant seeds at their main office also located...

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