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Vermont Electric Cooperative Recognized as Vermont Pride Business of the Year

May 25, 2016

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce that on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the 18th Annual LGBTQA Community Celebration, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) was recognized as “Business of the Year” by Pride Center of Vermont. VEC received this award for its exceptional contributions to

Standard & Poor’s Ups VEC’s Credit Rating to A+

February 26, 2016
Johnson, VT- Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) Rating Services has raised Vermont Electric Cooperative’s (VEC’s) credit rating from an A to an A+ with a stable outlook. S&P’s cited effective regulatory partners, cost-effective power supply, and strong management in its decision to boost the Co-op’s rating.

Vermont Electric Cooperative Launches New Program to Reduce Carbon and Reduce Costs in Maple Sugaring Operations

December 18, 2015

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has announced a new incentive program to assist maple sugaring operations to move to a future of lower production costs and lower carbon emissions.


VEC Buries Line in Richmond with Help from FEMA Storm Hardening Grant

November 17, 2015

Johnson, VT Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) members in Richmond will experience increased reliability during storms thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Vermont Electric Cooperative Members- Be Alert to Phone Scams

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative wants members to be vigilant about phone scams that threaten people with electricity disconnection if they do not make an immediate payment of funds.  The caller will act as if they are representing their electric utility and give the person a number to call to make their payment.  When they call that number they might even hear a recording claiming to be the electric utility.