At a Glance

Our Mission

Vermont Electric Cooperative is a member-owned electric distribution utility that provides safe, affordable, and reliable energy services to its members.

Nationally recognized for innovative and advanced use of technology, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is the largest locally-owned electric distribution utility in Vermont. VEC serves member-owners in 75 towns across eight counties and has headquarters in Johnson with service centers in Grand Isle, Newport, and Richford. VEC employs approximately 100 Vermonters.

Our Vision

We believe in meeting the needs of our members by practicing the cooperative principles in a transparent manner. We are striving to be an energy leader by providing innovative energy services, delivering reasonable rates in a regulatory environment, and adapting to changes that will shape our energy future. VEC is committed to operating in a safe manner that is socially and environmentally responsible. We will achieve success through the continuous development of a highly skilled and engaged workforce.


Number of Members

32,000 (approx)

Annual Revenue (2019)

$ 77 million

Number of Meters Served

41,000

Vermont Property Tax (2019)

$ 3.5 million

Square Miles Served

2,056

2019 Peak Hour 

80 MWh

Miles of Line

2,882

Communities Served

75

Meters Served per Mile of Line

14

Counties Served

8 (Addison, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, and Orleans)