Great River Energy, Arrowhead Electric’s wholesale power provider will be testing the Colvill power generating facility on November 12th, 2009 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm.

Although scheduled for a period of four hours, members should anticipate up to five outages lasting a maximum of 20 minutes each. 

This outage will impact all Arrowhead Electric services except those few services located near the U.S. Border Crossing along Highway 61.

The generation facility in Colvill provides an emergency power source to Arrowhead Electric Cooperative in the event of a transmission outage.

This test is required to ensure that the facility is adequately prepared to serve all Arrowhead members in the event of an emergency.

Members with questions about the outage may contact Arrowhead Electric Cooperative at 800-864-3744 or 663-7239.

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