Kids’ & Teens’ Zone

Homer Electric Association has a long-standing tradition of working tirelessly to improve the quality of life of the people in its communities, especially for our youth. We have employees involved in all kinds of civic endeavors, from participating in chambers of commerce to serving on hospital boards to working on job development.

We pay special attention to the youth in our community with these programs:

  • Safety Poster contest
  • Youth Rally
  • Scholarships
  • Energy Conservation Student Contest

27th Annual Electrical Safety Poster Contest

HEA sponsors an Electrical Safety Poster Contest open to any 3rd or 4th grade student attending school within our service area.  Students’ parents or guardians must be active members of HEA.  Posters must be created and drawn by the student and carry an electric safety message. The submission deadline was April 2, 2021 and HEA received over 60 posters.

Congratulations to :

Best Safety Message | Boden Kate Green of Chapman School










Most Creative | Hadley Kornelis of Soldotna Montessori Charter School








Most Humorous | Molli Sansotta of Kaleidoscope School of Arts & Science










For additional information, contact Tanya Lautaret (907) 283-2305 or

Power Pledge Challenge

young girls in a classroom standing near a light, looking at papers on the tableHEA is proud to be participating in a Power Pledge Challenge each fall. The challenge is co-hosted by Chugach Electric, City of Seward, Matanuska Electric, Alaska Electric Light & Power, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Renewable Energy Alaska Project and Alaska Energy Authority. The objective of the challenge is to teach students about energy efficiency and conservation. The challenge is open to middle school students giving them a better awareness of how they use energy and the importance of taking measures to use energy wisely.

Contact Tanya Lautaret at (907) 283-2305 if you have any questions.

The 45-minute interactive energy efficiency classroom presentations, along with hands-on activities. After the presentation, students can go online and pledge to do 3 things to reduce their energy use. There is a grand prize and a local first-place prize depending on the number of participants.

Visit the AK Energy Smart website for additional information.