Bear Valley Electric

Customer Service A PRIORITY



City of Big Bear Lake, California ____ Bear Valley Electric Service Director Paul Marconi today issued the following statement to commemorate the utility’s growth to 24,000 customers:

“Bear Valley Electric Service is excited to announce that we now serve 24,000 customers throughout the Big Bear region. Economic growth and the region’s popularity have contributed to a steady increase of customers over the last decade.

We have been serving the community since 1929, starting with approximately 150 customers. It’s exciting to serve this community and watch it grow and thrive. Our team of 41 local professionals is proud to be part of such a wonderful area.

Bear Valley Electric Service is investing in new technologies and infrastructure that will help make living in and visiting the area even more desirable. Faster power outage notification and repair, and electronic vehicle programs that help travelers visit the region with a greener footprint, are all designed to make living and playing on the mountain relaxing and convenient.



Appreciation Day for Big Bear Valley October 2017

We are delighted to welcome our newest customers and thrilled to continue growing along with the City of Big Bear Lake and surrounding communities.” 

For more information, customers are encouraged to visit: or call 800-808-BVES (2837)   




BVES is a division of Golden State Water Company (GSWC), which is a wholly owned water and electric utility subsidiary of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR). GSWC provides water service to approximately 256,000 customers in 75 communities throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal and Southern California. Through its BVES division, the Company also distributes electricity to 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County, Calif.