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Vermont Electric Co-op Seeks Adopters for New Smart Energy Device

January 31, 2018

Johnson, VT – Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) is seeking members in several towns in and around Chittenden County to help test a cutting-edge energy management technology that’s designed to make the electric grid cleaner, cheaper, and easier to run.

VEC Offers Expanded Energy Transformation Incentives, Helping Members Transition off Fossil Fuels

January 18, 2018

Johnson, VT – In 2018, Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) is offering an expanded menu of financial incentives to VEC members for energy transformation technologies that help members move away from fossil fuels to electricity and advanced wood heating.

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Vermont Electric Co-op Brings on Two New Solar Arrays

January 11, 2018

Johnson, VT - Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) recently announced the opening of two new VEC Co-op Community Solar projects. The commissioning of the two solar projects - one in Hinesburg and one in Grand Isle - caps a two-year VEC effort to install long-term, cost-effective, solar arrays in three locations in VEC territory.

Vermont Electric Cooperative Earns Prestigious Health and Safety Certification

December 14, 2017

Johnson, VT – Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has earned high-level health and safety recognition from the Vermont Department of Labor after a rigorous review of company operations and management. The certification comes through the Green Mountain Voluntary Protection Program, which is administered by the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA). The program is the state version of the federal Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

Vermont Electric Cooperative Holds Rates Steady for Fourth Consecutive Year

November 29, 2017

Johnson, VT - Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) will not seek a rate increase for January 2018, marking the fourth consecutive year that VEC has kept rates flat. Earlier in the year, VEC anticipated that a rate increase would be necessary, but VEC staff worked hard to identify savings in power supply and transmission as well as in other areas.