Overall, Vermont’s RES is the best policy currently in place to help Vermont cut carbon pollution and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
Vermont Electric Co-op filed for a 3.29% rate increase while Washington Electric Co-op filed for a 5.95% increase for next year.
If there are outages, safety is the first priority.
Contact: Andrea Cohen, 802-696-9036, [email protected] Hinesburg, Vt – Today Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) celebrated the success of its first utility–scale battery system at the battery site in Hinesburg. VEC, along with project partners WEG Electric Corp. and Ormat Technologies, developed the battery system and installed it earlier this year, first deploying it this summer during peak […]
Vermont utilities buy and sell the credits to meet renewable energy requirements and to manage rates. But some argue that it’s not right for the premium credits from in-state generation to be sold out of state.
News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative September 19, 2019 Contact: Lisa Morris, 802-635-4222 or [email protected] Johnson, VT – Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is now offering a $250 bill credit to members who purchase a Level II electric vehicle charger. As part of the credit, members will be asked to refrain from charging their cars from […]
News Release — Vermont Electric CooperativeSept. 6, 2019 Contacts: Andrea Cohen802- 696-9036 Jeff Buell802-540-7662 Check out Electric Vehicles, Chat with Owners on Sept 21 In Grand Isle Plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) representing a range of different manufacturers will be on display, and their owners will be available to discuss their experience with their cars, during […]
News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative June 10, 2019 Contact: Jake Brown 802-730-0414 [email protected] VEC Launches New Incentives for Purchase of Electric Mowers Johnson, Vt – The Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is offering a new bill credit for members purchasing electric lawn mowers. The new incentive, which adds to the list of several other VEC […]
The nation’s first transgender major-party gubernatorial candidate is creating a renewable energy company as she continues to speak out on personal and political issues.
Issues with the capacity of the grid in northern Vermont have delayed determination of whether eight solar projects will be allowed to proceed.
News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative March 26, 2019 Contact: Jake Brown 802-730-0414 [email protected] Four Candidates Seek Three Seats on VEC’s Board Johnson, VT- Four candidates are vying for three seats up for election this year on the board of directors of the Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC). Voting will take place online and by mail […]
News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative Feb. 8, 2019 Contact: Jake Brown 802-730-0414 [email protected] Three Positions Open on VEC Board of Directors Johnson, VT – The Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is seeking petitions from eligible candidates for three seats on its twelve-member board of directors. Elections will conclude during VEC’s Annual Meeting of the Membership […]
News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative Sept. 5, 2018 Contact: Jake Brown 802-730-0414 [email protected] VEC Returning Record Level of Patronage Capital to Members Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has announced a distribution to members of $1.5 million in patronage capital funds, the largest capital distribution in the co-op’s 80 year history. This will be […]
News Release — Federal Emergency Management Agency Aug. 31, 2018 Contact: FEMA News Desk 617-687-3209 FEMA Approves More Than $1.7 Million for Permanent Repairs of Utility Infrastructure to Vermont Electric Cooperative REGION 1 – The Vermont Electric Cooperative will receive $1,743,876 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the repair of 54 transformers and […]