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VEC Issues August 17 Peak Alert- Encourages Members to Conserve Energy

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging its members to conserve energy on Monday, August 17 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

Here is what you can do to help beat the peak. On Monday between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm

  • Turn off all unnecessary lights.
  • Try not to use major appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, and clothes dryers.
  • Raise your thermostat or air conditioner by 3 degrees.

VEC Issues Beat the Peak Alert

Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging its members to conserve energy on Wednesday, July 29 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

Vermont Electric Cooperative Announces Annual Election Results

Johnson – The results of Vermont Electric Cooperative’s (VEC) annual election were announced at the Annual Meeting of the Membership on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Jay Peak Resort. A total of 2,972 members cast their ballots for five ballot items and four director seats.

Eight Candidates Seek Four VEC Director Seats

VEC has received eight applications from candidates seeking one of four open positions on the Board of Directors. As a part of VEC’s annual meeting, an election of the membership is held each year to elect directors for open positions on the Board and to address other key issues.

VEC Line Workers Rescue Cat

Everyone knows that if a cat is stuck in a tree, you call the fire department. But who do you call if a cat is stuck on top of an electric pole? Your local electric cooperative, of course. On Monday, March 9, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) received just such a call. Around noon, the phone rang in the control center and System Operator Melanie Butler received a report of a cat perched precariously on top a pole connecting one of the co-op’s three-phase electric lines in Highgate Center.