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SVEC Welcomes Increased Solar in Power Supply Mix

ROCKINGHAM – Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) will be among the utilities to benefit from a new partnership between Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) and EDF Renewables North America. ODEC and EDF have entered an agreement to develop and build a...

Hot Temperatures Lead to Higher Electricity Use

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) wants to make member-owners 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...

Be Aware of New Scam in SVEC Area

SVEC has been notified of a scam in which a member-owner received a letter from someone claiming to be from the cooperative, offering to provide the member-owner with insurance for their underground cable from their pole to their meter base for $5 a month. Please be...

SVEC Holds 83rd Annual Meeting

On Thursday, June 13, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) hosted more than 1,200 member-owners 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...

System Maintenance on April 28, 2019

System maintenance will occur from 1 a.m. until 6 a.m. Sunday, April 28. Obtaining account information and making payments by phone, eBiz, and the MySVEC app will be unavailable during this time. Kiosks will be available for payments. You may choose to make payments...

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...

Changes Planned to SVEC Software

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) had anticipated software system changes to take effect on Sept. 9 to enhance service to member-owners. Those plans are currently on hold. We will keep members informed of any potential changes in the future.

Online Residential Survey Coming Soon

3/6/19 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) needs your input. In mid-May, you can expect to receive an email with a link for an online residential home survey about your energy usage. If you want to participate in the survey, please make sure SVEC has your...

Extreme Winds Cause Outages

UPDATE - Afternoon of Monday, Feb. 25 As of 4 p.m. Monday, about 1,500 SVEC member-owners are without power. SVEC has established a goal for the majority of member-owners to have electricity restored by evening on Tuesday, February 26. Given the widespread nature of...

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...

SVEC Seeks Proposals for Commercial Building

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative is seeking competitive proposals from qualified contractors to complete a turnkey design-build project that includes the design, bid and construction of a commercial-grade building. Below are the relevant documents. 1 -...

Wintry Mix Causes Outages

Freezing rain, sleet and ice have caused outages in Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s (SVEC) service region, mostly concentrated in western Frederick County. The latest information on outage numbers is available in the Outage Center. Most member-owners were...

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...

SVEC Encourages Preparation for Snow

UPDATED 2/20/19 SVEC offices will be closing at noon today, Feb. 20. If you need to pay your bill, you can still pay by phone (1-800-234-7832), the MySVEC app, eBusiness site or visit a kiosk at any office. Essential personnel will remain on-call to ensure the safe...

Message for Rockingham County Member-Owners

12/11/18 To our member-owners 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...

SVEC Encourages Preparation for Wintry Mix

11/14/18 The potential for a winter weather event is in the forecast for tonight through Thursday evening, and Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) encourages member-owners that now is the time to prepare. SVEC will have extra support staff on standby, ready...

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...

SVEC Planned Outage in Northern Page County

9/27/18 To our member-owners in northern Page County, we will have a planned service interruption beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, to safely allow our crews to make upgrades to facilities serving your area. This event is scheduled to last until 2 p.m. About...

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...

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SVEC is governed by a democratically elected Board of Directors. Each year, at SVEC’s Annual Meeting, Directors are elected by the member-owners…

SVEC’s Senior Staff is charged with overseeing the sucess of the organization…