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Three Positions are up for Election on VEC Board of Directors

February 6, 2020

Johnson, VT – The Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has three seats up for election on its twelve-member board of directors this year. Voting will begin in mid-April and conclude during VEC’s Annual Meeting of the Membership on Saturday, May 9 at Smugglers’ Notch Resort.

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VEC Continues Wide Variety of Incentives for 2020

January 8, 2020

Johnson, VT – Vermont Electric Co-op is continuing to offer a wide range of bill credits this year for members who purchase certain electricity-powered devices for their homes or businesses to transition away from fossil fuels.

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Tips from Vermont Electric Co-op on Staying Cyber-Secure this Holiday Season 

December 9, 2019

Johnson, VT – Now that the holiday season is in full swing, many of us are likely spending more time online shopping for gifts, so it’s especially important to remain aware of cyber threats.

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Convenience a Big Draw for VEC's Co-op Community Solar Program 

December 5, 2019

Johnson, Vt – Besides reducing their environmental impact and saving money, members who have enrolled in Vermont Electric Co-op’s Co-op Community Solar Program often cite convenience and lack of equipment maintenance as major reasons they participate.

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Storm Preparation: Some Hints for Planning Ahead

By John Varney, VEC Safety and Security Manager

November 18, 2019

Johnson, Vt - Despite VEC’s ongoing efforts to minimize power outages, storms that knock out the electricity are, unfortunately, a fact of life. Below are a few steps you can take ahead of time to increase the chances you and your family can weather power outages more comfortably: