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VEC's Free Trees Program Proving Popular

May 2, 2018

Johnson, VT - A new program offering over 300 young trees at no cost to Vermont Electric Co-op members for planting this spring as an energy-saving measure has seen keen interest, and VEC is urging members who are interested in a tree to reserve one soon.

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Vermont Electrical Lineworkers Honored 

April 18, 2018

Montpelier, VT – Lineworkers from Vermont Electric Cooperative were in attendance at the Vermont Statehouse on April 18th for the reading of a House concurrent resolution honoring Vermont’s electric utility lineworkers.

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Vermont Electric Co-op Lends a Hand to Other Utilities Post-Storm 

April 6, 2018

Johnson, VT – For the fourth time in about a month, crews from the Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) have packed up and headed out to help other utilities restore power after a windstorm whipped through Vermont Wednesday night.

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Five Candidates Seek Three VEC Director Seats 

April 5, 2018

Johnson, VT- Five candidates are vying for three open seats this year on the board of the Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC). The election will open April 17 and will end, and winners will be declared, at the VEC Annual Meeting at Smugglers’ Notch Resort May 12.

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VEC Members Travel Quickly, Quietly and Cheaply in New EV 

March 28, 2018

Johnson, VT – Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) is offering expanded financial incentives in 2018 to VEC members who purchase or lease electric or plug-in hybrid cars. VEC members Eric and Ingrid Nuse were among those who recently took advantage of a VEC bill credit when they bought an all-electric Nissan Leaf last fall.