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Tips from Vermont Electric Co-op on Staying Cyber-Secure this Holiday Season 

December 9, 2019

Johnson, VT – Now that the holiday season is in full swing, many of us are likely spending more time online shopping for gifts, so it’s especially important to remain aware of cyber threats.

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Convenience a Big Draw for VEC's Co-op Community Solar Program 

December 5, 2019

Johnson, Vt – Besides reducing their environmental impact and saving money, members who have enrolled in Vermont Electric Co-op’s Co-op Community Solar Program often cite convenience and lack of equipment maintenance as major reasons they participate.

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Storm Preparation: Some Hints for Planning Ahead

By John Varney, VEC Safety and Security Manager

November 18, 2019

Johnson, Vt - Despite VEC’s ongoing efforts to minimize power outages, storms that knock out the electricity are, unfortunately, a fact of life. Below are a few steps you can take ahead of time to increase the chances you and your family can weather power outages more comfortably:

After No Rate Increase For Six Years, VEC Plans Modest Rate Increase For 2020

November 15, 2019

Johnson, Vt - Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC) today filed a request with the Vermont Public Utility Commission for a rate increase of 3.29% to take effect at the beginning of next year. 

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Local Efforts Get Boosts from VEC Community Fund

November 6, 2019

Johnson, Vt - A dozen non-profit organizations were awarded grants from VEC’s member-supported Community Fund recently. Grants supported literacy, public safety, and addiction treatment, among other needs.