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Newly Arrived Tree Pest Adds Challenges for Utilities 

March 21, 2018

Johnson, VT – The emerald ash borer (EAB), recently discovered in the town of Orange and likely to spread across the state in the coming years, will pose added challenges for utilities including the Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) as they work to keep affected trees from falling on power lines.

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Vermont Electric Cooperative Announces the Resignation of CEO Christine Hallquist

February 20, 2018

Johnson, VT – The Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) Board of Directors announced today the resignation of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Christine Hallquist and the appointment of VEC General Counsel Vickie Brown as interim CEO. The change will take effect March 2, 2018.

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Vermont Electric Co-op Seeking Candidates for the Board of Directors

February 9, 2018

Johnson, VT – Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) is seeking candidates for three soon-to-be-open seats on the board of directors.

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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.