News & Updates

Outage January 9, 2021

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

Update: Power has been fully restored approximately 7:30PM Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. is aware of the outage which occurred at approximately 3:15PM in the Big Bear area. BVES crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power safely. At this time we do not have an estimated time of restoration. Read More

Outage December 30, 2020

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Update: Power has been fully restored approximately 9:30AM. Original Notice: Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. is aware of the outage which occurred at approximately 9:15AM in the Village area. BVES crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power safely.... Read More

Outage December 27th, 2020

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Update: Power has been fully restored at approximately 6:25PM Original Notice: Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. is aware of the outage which occured at approximately 5:00PM in the Paradise and Erwin area. BVES crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power safely... Read More

Outage December, 27 2020

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Update: Power has been fully restored approximately at 4:00am. Original Notice: Bear Valley Electric is aware of an outage affecting the Big Bear area. Crews have been dispatched and are working to restore power safely... Read More

Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. 2020- PSPS Warning Expired

Friday, December 11th, 2020

⚠️ December 11, 2020 3:00PM ⚠️ Southern California Edison has informed Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. that no Public Safety Power Shutoff will be necessary after placing BVES transmission lines under potential PSPS alert last night.... Read More

Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. 2020- Operation Gobble

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

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Reliability Public Meeting

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Calling all BVES, Inc. Customers - Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. is hosting its annual Community Reliability Briefings to provide customers with information on grid reliability. The events are free and open to all customers. December 1 Time: 10-11 a.m. Meeting ID: 865 505 8149 Meeting Password... Read More

Scam Call Notification

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Customers throughout Big Bear have been receiving SCAM calls from individuals claiming to be from Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. BVES, Inc. representatives will never threaten to disconnect service for non-payment via phone... Read More

Wildfire Survey

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

BVES, Inc. will be reaching out to customers over the next two weeks to conduct a survey regarding wildfire mitigation, vegetation management and public safety power shutoffs. BVES, Inc. representatives will never call you to collect payment by phone or threaten to disconnect service.... Read More

Customer Notifications

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Read our customer notification of transfer of the electric utility operations of Bear Valley Electric Service Division of Golden State Water Company to Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. ******************** BVES, Inc. is now offering a new remote payment option for customers who are limited to pa... Read More