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Five Candidates Seek Three Seats on VEC's Board 

March 26, 2019

Johnson, VT- Five candidates are vying for three seats up for election this year on the board of directors of the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC). Voting will take place online and by mail from April 16 through May 10 and also in person at VEC’s Annual Meeting at Jay Peak Resort on May 11. Election results will be announced at the meeting.

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Three Positions Open on VEC Board of Directors 

February 8, 2019

Johnson, VT – The Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is seeking petitions from eligible candidates for three seats on its twelve-member board of directors. Elections will conclude during VEC’s Annual Meeting of the Membership on Saturday, May 11 at Jay Peak Resort.

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VEC Marks Success on State Energy Goals 

February 5, 2019

Johnson, VT – Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has successfully met, and in some cases exceeded, the first round of statewide renewable energy and fossil fuel reduction requirements under Vermont’s Renewable Energy Standard (RES). (Photo courtesy Encore Renewable Energy.)

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Two Years in, VEC's Community Solar Program Sees Continued Growth  

January 30, 2019

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Co-op members continue to express interest in VEC’s Co-op Community Solar Program two years since the program was launched, and just over the past six months about 50 new members have sponsored solar panels and have begun saving money on their electricity bills.

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VEC Offering New Incentives for 2019 

January 3, 2019

Johnson, VT - Vermont Electric Co-op has unveiled a new round of bill credits this year for members who purchase a range of devices for their homes or businesses. (At left, staff from Nelson Veterinary Clinic gather under a heat pump the Newport business has installed as part of VEC's incentive program.)