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July 15, 2018 | Press Releases
The desires of our members shape our outlook.

Valley Electric supports the Energy Choice Initiative, which will be on the November ballot as Question 3. Our support begins with our member-consumers, who overwhelmingly voted yes on the initiative in 2016 when the same question was put before voters. As a member-owned cooperative, we believe that the desires of our members should shape our outlook. The Energy Choice initiative…




October 8, 2018 | News
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It is time to review home fire safety with your family

October is National Fire Prevention Month, and Valley Electric Association Journeyman Lineman Aaron Fritz and Apprentice Lineman Aaron Schneider performed safety demonstrations at a Home Deport Fire Safety workshop on Oct. 6. VEA Line Crew Superintendent Tim Dunlap praised the two linemen for a job well done. “I wanted to give these men a big shout out, for they did…




October 5, 2018 | News
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Interim CEO gets nod after nationwide search

Pahrump, Nev. (Oct. 5, 2018) – Angela Evans of Valley Electric Association has been named CEO of the Cooperative, VEA Board President Ken Derschan announced today. Evans has served as Interim CEO since replacing the previous CEO, who left the company in early May. “We are confident in Angela’s leadership and vision to serve the best interest of Valley’s members,…




October 4, 2018 | News
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Pahrump, NV (October 2, 2018) — Valley Electric Association, Inc., will roll out a new payment kiosk in Sandy Valley on Oct. 8 with Beatty and Amargosa soon to follow. Each payment kiosk will be located at the local VEA warehouse. In Sandy Valley the VEA warehouse is on 1150 Quartz Ave, in Amargosa 33 S. Power Line Rd. and…




September 27, 2018 | Media Coverage
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September 27, 2018 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) today with U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) led a bipartisan group of senators in writing a letter urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to designate a high cost set aside within the e-Connectivity Pilot Program established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act to reach rural and geographically challenged areas…




September 21, 2018 | News
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Letter From the CEO

What a great gathering of member-consumers we hosted for our quarterly Ambassador meeting in early September to hear three viewpoints on the Energy Choice Initiative. The Ambassador forum featured knowledgeable representatives from “Yes-on-Three,” “No-on-Three” and a neutral expert from the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities. More than 130 Ambassadors and members attended the event. The Energy Choice Initiative would mandate the…




September 11, 2018 | News
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Letter From the CEO

A lot goes in to delivering reliable, affordable power to members, and the cost of power tops that list. I want to share with you a little bit about the process of purchasing energy in this month’s column to give you a better understanding of how we have managed to keep energy prices stable for so long. As it is…




August 15, 2018 | News
Tonopah Airport is slated to receive nearly half the grant dollars distributed to the state’s rural airports with $2.36 million coming to reconstruct and rehabilitate its taxiways

John L. Smith Like most elected officials in Nevada, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto still drives to most of her visits to the state’s small towns and rural outposts. But as an active member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, she also realizes the importance of the state’s network of rural airports, which help facilitate everything from…




August 12, 2018 | News
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Valley Electric Association partners with the Governor’s Office of Energy to kick off Phase II of the Nevada Electric Highway, Utilizing Volkswagen settlement funds for EV charging station in Amargosa Valley

AMARGOSA VALLEY, Nev. (August 9, 2018) – The Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy (GOE) and Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) are announcing the most recent expansion and first electric vehicle (EV) charging station of the Nevada Electric Highway (NEH) initiative Phase II, utilizing Volkswagen settlement funds. NEH is a GOE-led initiative that seeks to advance EV charging stations along major…




August 6, 2018 | News
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49 buckets filled with Crayons, pencils and other necessities

By Vern Hee Valley Electric Association’s Fill the Bucket school supply drive surpassed all expectations in 2018, breaking the record of 37 buckets with a whopping 49. The 12th annual Fill the Bucket School Supply Drive had VEA Ambassadors and employees working hard to collect supplies for the school kids Saturday, August 4, at three locations in Pahrump – Walmart,…




August 1, 2018 | News
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Valley Electric Association’s revamped website debuted Aug. 1, 2018,  after several months in construction. We are grateful to the VEA Ambassador Communication Committee, which assisted in many of the changes that are incorporated in the website’s design and function. One thing people will notice right away is that the site is visible on mobile devices, which was not possible on…




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