Vermont Electric Cooperative

Vermont Foodbank receives donation from Northeast Association of Electric Cooperatives

News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative June 16, 2017 Contact: Christine Hallquist 802-258-0674 [email protected] Northeast Association of Electric Cooperatives donates $1100 to the Vermont Foodbank The Northeast Association of Electric Cooperatives represents the nine electric cooperatives in the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York State. Together they provide electricity to over 120,000 […]

Renewables, efficiency will gain steam, say energy execs

Efforts to boost conservation and renewable energy will succeed despite opposition from President Trump and Congress, said Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell and others at a conference.

Vermont Electric Cooperative Announces Peter Rossi as New Chief Operating Officer

News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative March 16, 2017 Contact: Lisa Morris, 802-730-4399 [email protected] Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is pleased to announce that Peter Rossi has joined VEC as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a key position in VEC’s senior leadership team. As COO, Rossi will be responsible for overseeing engineering and operations for […]

VEC Is Seeking Director Candidates for the 2017 Election

News Release — Vermont Electric Coop Feb. 9, 2017 Contact: Lisa Morris, 802-730-4399 [email protected] Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is seeking director candidates for four positions on the Board of Directors that will open in May of 2017. VEC’s twelve-member board is responsible for setting policy for the member-owned electric distribution utility, which serves […]

Vermont Electric Cooperative Announces 2017 Energy Transformation Program Helping Members to Reduce Carbon Emissions

News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative February 7, 2017 Contact: Andrea Cohen, 802-696-9036 [email protected] Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) has announced its 2017 Energy Transformation Program, to support members in reducing their carbon footprint. The 2017 opportunities include financial incentives for members who install cold-climate heat pumps, purchase or lease electric or plug-in hybrid […]

VT Utilities Warn Customers to Be on Alert for Phone Scams

News Release — BED, GMP & VEC November 16, 2016 Contacts: Mike Kanarick, Burlington Electric Department, 802.735.7962 Dorothy Schnure, Green Mountain Power, 802.655.8418 Andrea Cohen, Vermont Electric Cooperative, 802.696.9036 New wave of disconnection scams targeting customers Colchester, VT – Today is national Utilities United Against Scams Day, when utilities across the country warn customers about […]

VEC’s Co-op Community Solar Project Launched in Alburgh

News Release — Vermont Electric Co-op October 20, 2016 Contact: Andrea Cohen, 802-696-9036 [email protected] Local community thanked for helping to bring cost-effective, local, renewable energy onto the grid Alburgh, VT- On Thursday, October 20th, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), Encore Renewable Energy, and SoCore Energy, held a Community Appreciation Event at the site of VEC’s first […]

VEC Issues a Peak Alert for Thursday and Friday

News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative August 10, 2016 Contact: Andrea Cohen [email protected] Members Encouraged to Conserve Energy Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging members to conserve energy on Thursday, August 11 and Friday August 12, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. This is when demand for electricity is expected […]

VEC Issues a Peak Alert for Friday and Monday

News Release — Vermont Electric Cooperative July 14, 2016 Contacts: Andrea Cohen: Cell Phone: 802-696-9036 [email protected] Encourages Members to Conserve Energy 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 […]

Vermont Electric Cooperative Awards Grants to Local Organizations

News Release — Vermont Electric Coop July 6, 2016 Press contact: Andrea Cohen, 802-696-9036 [email protected] Vermont Electric Cooperative Gives Back to Community 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, […]

Attorney General Warns of Scam Power Disconnection Calls

News Release — Office of the Attorney General June 29, 2016 Contact: Janet Murnane Consumer Assistance Program (800) 649-2424 or (802) 656-3183 Vermont business owners in Newport, Jay, and North Troy have reported receiving a call from a person claiming to be from the Vermont Electric Cooperative, the businesses’ electric utility, demanding immediate payment of […]

Vermont Electric Cooperative Recognized as Vermont Pride Business of the Year

News Release — Vermont Electric Coop May 25, 2016 Contact: Andrea Cohen, 802-696-9036. [email protected] 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 […]

Jeff Forward: VEC’s misrepresentation

I am extremely disappointed at how my utility, the Vermont Electric Cooperative, is participating in the current discussion around the future of solar power in Vermont.

Caleb Elder: Clinging to a dated utility model

Customers of Vermont Electric Cooperative who go solar should be thanked for investing their hard earned money into our collective clean energy future, not targeted by the very co-op they are part of with fees that undermine this investment.