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SVEC Prepares for Winter Weather

3/13/17 - With several inches of heavy, wet snow in the forecast for parts of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s (SVEC) eight-county service area tonight and into the morning, SVEC has pulled together key staff members responsible for working these situations and implemented a plan of action to coordinate our response.

Extreme Winds Cause Outages in SVEC Service Territory

UPDATE - Extremely windy conditions through the Valley Sunday night and into Monday morning have caused outages throughout Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s (SVEC) service region.

SVEC Plans Brief Strasburg Outage

To our members along and near East Queen Street in Strasburg, we will have a planned service interruption beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, for improvements being made at the substation serving the area.

SVEC Plans Brief Winchester Outage

To our members in the East Cork Street and Shenandoah University areas of Winchester, we have scheduled two brief service interruptions for Tuesday, Nov. 22, as part of work on the new SU athletic complex.

SVEC Unclaimed Equity (Capital Credit) Refunds

The document below shows a list of SVEC members and former members who have not claimed their equity refunds.

Outages Possible as Work Continues to Restore Power Supply

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) worked through the night Friday night to provide service to member-owners by backfeeding service from another substation on its system. ...

SVEC Holds 2016 Annual Meeting

June 15, 2016 - The Cooperative’s 80th Annual Meeting was held on June 9, at the James Madison University Convocation Center. More than 1,200 members and guests attended the meeting.

SVEC Announces Beat the Peak Program

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) announced today, June 1, the roll out of its Beat the Peak program, a free and voluntary effort to help control energy costs for all cooperative members.

Surviving Auto Accidents with Power Lines

When you are in an auto accident, your first instinct is to get out of the car. But in a wreck with a power line, that could be a fatal mistake. By getting out, you could become the path to ground for electricity and risk electrocution.

SVEC Announces Plans for New Rockingham Office Facility

April 27, 2016 – Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) announced today its intention to construct a new office facility in Rockingham County on a portion of 18 acres of land recently purchased north of Mount Crawford.

Wilt Named Distinguished Friend of Electric Cooperatives

April 26, 2016 - The Honorable Tony Wilt, a state delegate representing Virginia’s 26th House District, has been named a Distinguished Friend of the Electric Cooperatives by the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC).

SVEC Announces New President and CEO

April 25, 2016 – The Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Michael W. Hastings has been selected as the next President and CEO.

SVEC Warns Of ‘New Energy Provider’ Scam

April 13, 2016 – Although no Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) member-owners have received this kind of fraudulent phone call or email, SVEC has recently learned of a cooperative in Florida whose members have received scam messages stating their electric provider had changed.

Underground vs. Overhead: Outages

March 1, 2016 – Despite the fact underground lines tend to be more reliable and are less likely to fail, they generally have higher installation and maintenance costs than the overhead alternative.

SVEC Encourages Preparation for Winter Storm

January 20, 2016 – With heavy snow in the forecast for parts of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s (SVEC) eight-county service area in the days ahead, SVEC has pulled together key staff members responsible for working these types of situations and has implemented a plan of action to coordinate our response to the severe weather.

Meter Tampering is Dangerous

Meters are useful and necessary tools to accurately measure the amount of electricity used. The meters are property of the Cooperative, and member-owners should never risk tampering with a meter for any reason.

Cool Off Your Winter Energy Bill

You budgeted for holiday gifts, meals, maybe a vacation—and with money tight, that doesn’t leave much room for home energy efficiency upgrades. Does that mean you’re powerless to lower your electric bill? Not at all.

Summer 2015: Residential Rate Survey

Based on a residential rate survey for the summer of 2015, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s combined delivery and service charges are among the lowest in the 15-member Virginia Maryland Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives.

Move Over For Parked Vehicles

November 3, 2015 - The dangers of the job for roadside assistance personnel are apparent with every passing car: Any driver error has the potential to cause serious, if not fatal, harm.

A Day (or Two) with a Line Crew

October 27, 2015 – How successful are you at predicting the weather? If at all effective, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) linemen would value your input.

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