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SVEC Business Meeting Goes to the Phones

6/1/20 A year already pegged for change will undergo further modifications as SVEC’s annual business meeting becomes a telephone town hall-style event on Thursday, August 13. The meeting will begin as originally planned at 7 p.m. However, for the safety of the...

SVEC Warns of Scams

5/20/20 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative advises members to be aware of scam calls in which callers are demanding payment immediately or else threatening that power will be shut off. The cooperative would like to remind members that our employees will never call...

Prepare for Severe Weather

4/12/20 Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) encourages members to be prepared for significant rainfall and high winds in the forecast beginning Sunday afternoon. SVEC will have extra support staff on standby, ready to respond, should outages occur and...

8 Things You Can Still Do While Social Distancing

Right now we're all missing the in-person experiences with friends, family and our community that define our everyday lives. Here's how some in our community are adjusting to a new normal with hobbies and activities. What's keeping you positive? We'd love to hear your...

Keep the Power Flowing

SVEC Works Hard to Protect People, Keep Power Flowing At Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative, we thought we’ve seen it all. There have been floods, blizzards, ice storms, heat waves and something apparently called a derecho. Through all of these events, our...

SVEC Offices Closing

UPDATED March 27, 2020 Beginning Friday, March 27, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative encourages members to take advantage of remote payment options as well as kiosks and drop boxes at all office locations for members’ convenience. The cooperative asks that...

SVEC Waiving Disconnects and Late Fees

Together with all electric cooperatives in Virginia, effective immediately, and continuing until further notice, Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative is announcing that we are waiving disconnects for non-payment and suspending late payment penalty fees for our...

SVEC Makes Preparedness a Priority

March 24 Update: SVEC Works Hard to Protect People, Keep Power Flowing March 18 Update: SVEC Offices Closing March 16 Update: SVEC Waiving Disconnects for Non-payments and Late Payment Penalty Fees ORIGINAL MESSAGE: Like many of our members, Shenandoah Valley Electric...

Credit Card Payments On Hold

UPDATE (4:30 p.m. March 4): SVEC’s credit card processor is currently reversing all duplicate charges that were issued earlier this week. They should complete that process by tomorrow morning. Members that were affected should know that it may take 1-2 business days...

Revamped Voting Methods Headline Year of Changes

Members stand to benefit from sweeping changes this year as Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) offers new choices for how members elect their board of directors. Change can be a good thing, and that’s what is expected with this transition. Through the...

Spirit of SVEC

As a member-owned, locally-run cooperative, SVEC has a personal connection to our members. We believe in saving energy, saving dollars and serving our community. We made this video to help tell the story of you, because while we provide electricity, we're all part of...

Software System Testing Planned

UPDATED 11/1/19 SVEC has scheduled payment system maintenance from 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, to 6 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. The ability to make payments and obtain account information may be unavailable during this time period on our online business page and MySVEC app, as...

SVEC Linemen Traveling to Bolivia

As part of “United We Light: Project Bolivia” three Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) linemen will travel abroad in early September to help electrify a South American region for the first time. Mike Alexander, Roger Pace and JT Jacobs are leaving Sept. 4...

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.

Related Information

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.