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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.

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VEC Invites Members to "Beat the Peak" This Summer 

June 8, 2018

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) will be inviting members again this summer to consider trimming back their electricity use during periods when the region’s electricity supply is tight.

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VEC Community Fund Supports Summer Concerts in Island Pond

May 25, 2018

Johnson, VT – The Vermont Electric Co-op Community Fund recently made a donation to a concert series that’s been a key underpinning of a larger, long-term effort to revitalize the rural community of Island Pond.

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VEC Holds Annual Meeting; Membership Elects Board Members, Celebrates 80 Years

May 16, 2018

Jeffersonville, VT- Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) held its annual meeting Saturday, May 12 at Smugglers’ Notch Resort, and members elected directors to the board, heard updates from VEC staff, checked out a vendor showcase, and marked VEC’s 80th year, among other things. Approximately 200 members attended.