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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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May 2

“Your Co-op, Your Community” Theme of VEC's 2023 Annual Meeting

Johnson, VT- Briefings on energy innovation, cybersecurity, and power reliability will be among the highlights of VEC’s 2023 Annual Meeting taking place May 13 at Jay Peak Resort. Members who attend will enjoy a complimentary breakfast and giveaways. They’ll also have the chance to win great prizes, including a cordless chainsaw courtesy of the Pick & Shovel in Newport, gift cards and certificates to local and national chain stores, and more.

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Apr 25

Member Spotlight: Heating Pellet Venture Launched in Richford

Josh Gervais was in the trucking business. Matt Gregoire was in the logging business. In conversations a couple of years ago, the two Enosburg residents struck on an idea: was there a need for a wood pellet mill in the Richford area to provide locally-sourced, high quality heating fuel for the area? They decided the answer was “yes.”

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Apr 25

Summer's Coming: Join in and Beat the Peak

Our Beat the Peak program is a way for VEC members work together to reduce the cost of future energy, which helps us control rates our members pay. Whenever the co-op buys wholesale power from electricity generators, we pay for the power itself and for the transmission of that power to our system.

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