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Vermont Electric Cooperative is a member owned electric distribution utility that provides safe, affordable, and reliable energy services to over 33,000 members in 75 communities.

We strive to be an energy leader

By providing innovative energy services, delivering responsable rates in a regulatory environment, and adapting to changes we will help shape our energy future.






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Feb 28

Community Meals Program Gets Boost from VEC Community Fund Grant

Johnson, Vt - Low-income people, the elderly and working families appreciative of a night off from cooking. These are the people who have, for the past 12 years, benefited from no-cost meals from Craftsbury Community Dinners prepared at the Craftsbury United Church. A recent $1,000 grant from the Vermont Electric Co-op’s Community Fund will pay for ingredients for about five of these monthly meals, each of which serve between 80 and 100 people from Craftsbury and surrounding towns.

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Feb 27

For All of Our Members, a Proven Commitment to Clean, Cost-Effective Electricity

VEC is committed to a clean energy future. As of Jan. 1, VEC’s annual power supply is 100 percent carbon free. And by 2030, we have pledged to be 100 percent renewable. VEC joins other Vermont utilities to make Vermont’s electricity supply one of the cleanest in the country. In 2018, only two percent of Vermont’s total carbon emissions came from electricity and as we move to a 100 percent carbon-free annual power supply that percentage is expected to drop each year.

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Feb 8

Overhead, or Underground: the Ongoing Balancing Act

“Why don’t you bury utility lines more often than you already do?” That’s a question we often get from VEC members, particularly after an outage event like the storm over Christmas 2022. The answer is not as straightforward as it might seem. VEC does have an ongoing priority of strategically undergrounding or relocating line away from more forested areas where it makes sense and is practical. While undergrounding lines is not always possible due to ledge rock or other obstacles and other factors, it is explored during the design phase of many projects.

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