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Vermont Electric Cooperative to Hold Local “Meet and Greet” 

July 11, 2016

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is inviting local members to a "meet and greet" on Tuesday. July 26, from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Rock Art Brewery in Morrisville. Come hear from VEC’s Chief Executive Officer Christine Hallquist about some of the issues and programs the Cooperative is working on, and from Mark Woodward, Director of VEC District #4, about what it means to be a member-owner and how members can get involved.  

VEC Issues a Peak Alert for Friday and Monday

July 14, 2016

Johnson, VT-  Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging members to conserve energy on Friday, July 15, and Monday July 18, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. when demand for electricity is expected to spike as a result of high temperatures throughout New England.

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Vermont Electric Cooperative Gives Back to Community

July 6, 2016

Johnson, VT- Since the fall of 2014, the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) Community Fund has made grants to six local organizations in support of key projects. Memphremagog Watershed Association, Boy Scouts of America, North Country Hospital, Capstone Community Action, Birds of Vermont and North Woods Stewardship Center all received small grants from the VEC Community Fund.  The Fund has disbursed just under $3,000 to date. 

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Vermont Electric Cooperative Recognized as Vermont Pride Business of the Year

May 25, 2016

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce that on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the 18th Annual LGBTQA Community Celebration, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) was recognized as “Business of the Year” by Pride Center of Vermont. VEC received this award for its exceptional contributions to

Standard & Poor’s Ups VEC’s Credit Rating to A+

February 26, 2016
Johnson, VT- Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) Rating Services has raised Vermont Electric Cooperative’s (VEC’s) credit rating from an A to an A+ with a stable outlook. S&P’s cited effective regulatory partners, cost-effective power supply, and strong management in its decision to boost the Co-op’s rating.