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VEC Returning Record Level of Patronage Capital to Members

September 5, 2018

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has announced a distribution to members of $1.5 million in patronage capital funds, the largest capital distribution in the co-op’s 80 year history. This will be the sixth consecutive year that VEC members have received a patronage capital distribution..

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VEC Names Rebecca Towne Chief Executive Officer

August 22, 2018

Johnson, VT- The Board of Directors of the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is pleased to announce that Rebecca Towne will be joining the co-op as chief executive officer.

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VEC's Co-op Community Solar Attracts Sponsors, But Still Has Room

August 9, 2018

Johnson, VT- Almost two years after VEC launched its Co-op Community Solar Program, more than 130 VEC members have sponsored solar panels and have begun saving money on their electricity bills.

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Energy Groups Collaborating for Utility Scale Electric Storage Project

August 2, 2018

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), Viridity Energy Solutions, Inc. (Viridity), Northern Power Systems, Inc. (Northern Power), and WEG Electric Corp (WEG), today announced a new and unique collaboration to implement a utility scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for VEC in Hinesburg, VT.

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VEC Launches New Discount Program for Members

June 14, 2018

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) today announced the addition of an exciting new benefit for co-op members: special discounts at businesses across the region.

The new VEC Member Discount Program offers a wide range of deals, including bargains on outdoor fun and entertainment, clothing and shoes, hardware, motorsports gear, and more.