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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...

Wilt Named Distinguished Friend of Electric Cooperatives

4/26/2016 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). This award honors...

Underground vs. Overhead: Outages

3/1/2016 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. Another notable disadvantage for underground lines is the ability to find the...

Meter Tampering is Dangerous

1/4/2016 At Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC), we work to bring you reliable and safe electric service at the lowest possible cost. To achieve some of the Cooperative’s goals, it is with the help of you, our member-owners, that we are able to meet and...

Cool Off Your Winter Energy Bill

11/23/2015 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. Keep your energy bill cool this winter...

Move Over For Parked Vehicles

Move Over For Parked Vehicles

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. That’s why you should always move over into a more distant lane when approaching these vehicles...

A Day (or Two) with a Line Crew

10/27/2015 How successful are you at predicting the weather? If at all effective, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) linemen would value your input. The fickleness of Mother Nature gives line personnel the only constant in their daily routine. From heavy...

Avoid Hanging Anything on Utility Poles

10/27/2015 At Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC), we understand and can appreciate the need for posting yard sale signs or hanging decorations.  Whether it’s to share information with the neighborhood or to get in the holiday spirit, at some point there’s a...

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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.