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VEC’s Co-op Community Solar Project Launched in Alburgh, Vermont

October 20, 2016

Alburgh, VT- On Thursday, October 20th, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), Encore Renewable Energy, and SoCore Energy, held a Community Appreciation Event at the site of VEC’s first Co-op Community Solar project on Route 78 and Dump Road in Alburgh VT. The Community Appreciation Event was held in order to thank VEC members and the Town

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VEC Announces Distribution of Member-Owner Patronage Capital

September 29, 2016

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has announced the distribution of $500,000 in patronage capital funds to member-owners in 2016. Patronage capital is each member’s share of remaining funds after the cooperative utility pays its operating expense. The VEC Board of Directors determines annually whether the co-op is in a strong

VEC Issues a Peak Alert for Thursday and Friday

August 10, 2016

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging members to conserve energy on Thursday, August 11 and Friday August 12, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. This is when demand for electricity is expected to spike as a result of high temperatures throughout New England.

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Vermont Electric Cooperative Chosen as Utility Participant in
National Guard’s “Vigilant Guard” Exercise

August 3, 2016

Johnson, VT- The final weekend of July 2016 was unlike anyother weekend at the headquarters of Vermont Electric Cooperative. While VEC is always prepared for emergencies and the unexpected, on July 30 and 31, VEC had the opportunity to participate in a national level emergency response

VEC Issues a Peak Alert for Monday and Tuesday

July 22, 2016

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging members to conserve energy next week especially on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday July 26, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. This is when demand for electricity is expected to spike as a result of high temperatures throughout New England.