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Hot Temperatures Lead to Higher Electricity Use

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) wants to make members aware that with a stretch of hot temperatures in the forecast, higher electric bills could result because of increased electric use. Summertime usually means higher cooling bills, but the temperatures...

SVEC Holds 83rd Annual Meeting

On Thursday, June 13, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) hosted more than 1,200 members and guests for the 83rd annual meeting. The event was held at the James University Convocation Center in Harrisonburg. The annual meeting provides an opportunity for...

Changes to Line Extension Contribution

This message is from Tony Dean, SVEC's manager of district operations. For more information, please contact a field engineering representative by calling (800) 234-7832. We want to inform you of a recent change to Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s (SVEC) line...

Nomination of Board Candidates 2019

The Board of Directors of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) has made changes to the bylaws governing the process for nominating candidates for election to the Board. Directors are elected each year at the annual meeting and serve four-year terms. The 2019...

Extreme Cold Weather Affects Winter Bills

1/21/19 Weather is one of the biggest factors when it comes to electric usage, especially during the coldest months of the year. With current temperatures staying at or below the freezing mark and more people staying inside, more electricity is being used to heat...

Message for Rockingham County Members

12/11/18 To our members in Rockingham County just east of Harrisonburg, including the Keezletown area and Battlefield Estates subdivision, we want to provide additional information on recent service interruptions, including one Tuesday morning, Dec. 11. Your area is...

SVEC Up Front in Distributed Energy Initiatives

10/22/18 As interest in distributed energy from renewable resources mounts, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) continues working to increase its participation and be a leader in sustainable initiatives. The cooperative is progressing its studies to...

SVEC Requests Proposals for Solar Facilities

10/1/18 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative is requesting proposals for a turnkey Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) solution for five independent solar facilities to be located at our new Headquarters at 180 Oakwood Drive, Rockingham, Va. Details and...

Senior Staff Member Selected for Elite Program

9/24/2018 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) Vice President of Member Services, J. Michael Aulgur, was granted a fellowship in the Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR) program, considered to be Virginia’s premier agriculture-leadership...

SVEC Rockingham Complex Opens July 16

6/19/18 We have solidified our plan to move Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s Member Service Representatives (MSRs) to the new Rockingham Complex headquarters location over the weekend of Friday, July 13 through July 15. Because of this we will be closing the...

Cold Weather Affects Electricity Consumption

1/2/2018 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) wants to make member-owners aware that with the recent stretch of bitterly cold temperatures, higher electric bills could result because of increased electric use.  Wintertime usually means higher heating bills,...

Meter Tampering is Dangerous and Illegal

11/17/2017 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) uses many different pieces of equipment to bring safe, reliable electric service to homes and businesses. Electric meters are utilized to accurately measure the amount of electricity used, and they are property...

Understanding SVEC’s Boundary Lines

11/6/2017 Have you ever wondered why you receive electricity from Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) and not another electric utility provider? Or why you receive service from the Cooperative but your neighbor doesn't? These “territories” are a result of a...

Card Transaction Fees Eliminated

10/5/2017 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative has waved goodbye to credit and debit card transaction fees! Payments made on our eBusiness page, www.svec-online.coop, through our free app, MySVEC, and over the phone no longer are assessed a fee. Payment kiosks that...

SVEC Stopping Field Collection Practice

7/13/2017 Effective Sept. 1, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative has discontinued the practice of collecting member-owners’ past due payments at the service location. SVEC has traditionally sent personnel to homes and businesses to collect money and an associated...

SVEC Encourages Conservation

7/12/2017 As temperatures begin to soar and air conditioners begin to run full blast, electricity consumption rises sharply. This increased consumption will result in higher-than-usual electric bills. Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) wants to help members...

Kiosks Provide New Way to Pay

7/11/2017 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative has introduced an added convenience for member-owners: payment kiosks. The machines are accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The easy-to-use system provides a faster way for you to complete your transaction by...

SVEC Announces Beat the Peak Program

6/1/2016 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) announced today the roll out of its Beat the Peak program, a free and voluntary effort to help control energy costs for all cooperative members. The program begins on June 1. Through Beat the Peak, SVEC...

Surviving Auto Accidents with Power Lines

5/9/2016 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. Whether it is an auto...

SVEC Announces Plans for New Rockingham Office Facility

4/27/2016 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. The property sits on the northwest corner of...

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SVEC is governed by a democratically elected board of directors. Directors serve four-year terms.

SVEC’s senior staff is charged with overseeing the day-to-day success of the cooperative.