News & Updates

Virtual Public Safety Power Shutoff PSPS Meeting

Friday, June 25th, 2021

Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc (BVES) will host a series of virtual Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) community briefings to provide community members with information about actions BVES is taking to protect the community from the threat of wildfires via Zoom. The briefings will take place on June 22 and June 25, 2021. All community members are invited to learn about BVES’ wildfire mitigation efforts and have any questions answered. Participants may access the PSPS Community Briefing up to 30 minutes before it starts. Those who do not have access to internet are encouraged to use the toll-free dial-in feature to listen to the discussion and hear from BVES experts. As a reminder, the state of California has permitted electric utilities like BVES to implement a PSPS in high-risk areas during extreme weather conditions to reduce the risk of wildfire and protect the safety of customers, their families and property. For additional information, customers are encouraged to call (800) 808-2837, visit www.BVESInc.com or BVES on Facebook. June 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. https://zoom.us/j/3045633248?pwd=WTFnOTRwZkRvemF1YXFidFcyZ0k5QT09 Meeting ID: 304 563 3248 Passcode: 1YJD8BVE! June 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. https://zoom.us/j/3045633248?pwd=WTFnOTRwZkRvemF1YXFidFcyZ0k5QT09 Meeting ID: 304 563 3248 Passcode: 1YJD8BVE! Read More

Virtual Public Safety Power Shutoff PSPS Meeting

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc (BVES) will host a series of virtual Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) community briefings to provide community members with information about actions BVES is taking to protect the community from the threat of wildfires via Zoom. The briefings will take place on June 22 and June 25, 2021. All community members are invited to learn about BVES’ wildfire mitigation efforts and have any questions answered. Participants may access the PSPS Community Briefing up to 30 minutes before it starts. Those who do not have access to internet are encouraged to use the toll-free dial-in feature to listen to the discussion and hear from BVES experts. As a reminder, the state of California has permitted electric utilities like BVES to implement a PSPS in high-risk areas during extreme weather conditions to reduce the risk of wildfire and protect the safety of customers, their families and property. For additional information, customers are encouraged to call (800) 808-2837, visit www.BVESInc.com or BVES on Facebook. June 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. https://zoom.us/j/3045633248?pwd=WTFnOTRwZkRvemF1YXFidFcyZ0k5QT09 Meeting ID: 304 563 3248 Passcode: 1YJD8BVE! June 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. https://zoom.us/j/3045633248?pwd=WTFnOTRwZkRvemF1YXFidFcyZ0k5QT09 Meeting ID: 304 563 3248 Passcode: 1YJD8BVE! Read More

Outage June 14, 2021

Monday, June 14th, 2021

Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. is aware of the outage in the Big Bear Lake/Boulder Bay area crews are working to restore power safely. We do not have an estimated time of restoration.  Read More

COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act

Friday, June 4th, 2021

Whether it’s a health-related event or a significant financial hardship, COVID-19 has affected us all. As our state continues to recover, we are committed to keeping families housed and recognize that California renters and landlords have enough to worry about. We want to make sure that past due utilities isn’t one of them. CA COVID-19 Utility Relief will help income-eligible households pay rent and utilities, both for past due and future payments. To check eligibility and apply, visit HousingIsKey.com or call 833-430-2122.   For additional assistance, BVES offers multiple bill payment options. If you have a past due balance, we highly encourage you to contact us immediately and establish a payment plan to avoid the possibility of being disconnected starting July 1, 2021. Please call our Customer Service Center at (800) 808-2837 and speak to one of our representatives today.   Read More

CA COVID-19 Utility Relief

Friday, June 4th, 2021

CA COVID-19 Utility Relief will help income-eligible households pay rent and utilities, both for past due and future payments. CA COVID-19 Utility Relief ayudará a los hogares que reúnan los requisitos de ingresos a pagar el alquiler y los servicios públicos, tanto para los recibos vencidos como para los futuros Read More

Outage June 2, 2021

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Update: Power has been fully restored at approximately 3:10PM - Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. is aware of the outage South of Big Bear Lake crews are working to restore power safely. We do not have an estimated time of restoration.  Read More

Outage on May 28, 2020

Friday, May 28th, 2021

Update: Power has been fully restored approximately 10:10pm Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. is aware of the outage in the Big Bear Lake area and crews are working to restore power safely. We don't not have an estimated time of restoration.  Read More

PLANNED OUTAGE April 29, 2021

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

PLANNED OUTAGE: BVES, Inc. will have a service interrupted on Edelweiss Dr, Tannenbaum Dr, Haupstrasse Dr, and Teakwood Dr, on Thursday April 29th 2021 from 8AM-4PM due to scheduled Maintenance. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 1-800-808-2837. Read More

Scam Call Notification

Monday, April 26th, 2021

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

Expiration of COVID-19 Customer Protections

Thursday, April 8th, 2021 — Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

April 8, 2021 Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc. (BVES) is informing customers that the COVID-19 Customer Protections are set to expire on June 30, 2021. BVES offers multiple bill payment options. If you have a past due balance, we highly encourage you to contact us immediately and establish a payment plan to avoid the possibility of being disconnected starting July 1, 2021. Please call our Customer Service Center at (800) 808-2837 and speak to one of our representatives today.   Read More