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Outage Planned for West Winchester

10/18/21 To make emergency repairs to a transmission line into the West Winchester substation in Frederick County, a service interruption is scheduled to occur at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20. The outage is expected to last one hour. All 7,422 members served by the West...

Fred Garber Recognized as Co-op Leader

7/26/21 Fred C. Garber of Mount Jackson, a farmer, businessman and longtime electric cooperative director, is the recipient of the 2021 Electric Cooperative Leadership Award from the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives. Garber...

SVEC Returns More Than $5.5 Million to Members

7/9/21 SVEC members will receive a financial boost after their Board of Directors voted to return more than $5.5 million in capital credits. Such a return may occur for years in which a financial audit determines the cooperative’s revenues exceed expenses. Also...

Explaining Hot Line Tag

5/19/21 The next time you have a short service interruption or lights flicker, a life just may have been saved. Any time an SVEC crew is hands on with energized equipment, it initiates what’s called the hot line tag process. If they are setting a pole, replacing...

Best Practices for Reporting Outages

2/17/21 With another winter storm in the forecast, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative encourages members to become familiar with how to report power outages and the process crews will take to restore service. How to Report Outages: Widespread, lengthy outages are...