NEWS & EVENTS
July 15, 2018 | Press Releases

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…




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
Press Releases
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 7, 2018 | News

Valley Electric Association’s new kiosk at Dyer is experiencing some technical issues this morning. We have a technician on the way. We will provide updated information on our website and on Facebook.




August 6, 2018 | News
Press Releases
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
Press Releases

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…




July 30, 2018 | News

By Vern Hee SANDY VALLEY, Nev. – Valley Communications Association has provided high-speed broadband services to Sandy Valley for several months now, and since the beginning Sandy Valley members have flooded the Cooperative with calls about the high-speed service. To better accommodate members and speed up service installations, VCA has assigned an installer to Sandy Valley and is taking sign-ups…




July 18, 2018 | News
Uncategorized

Valley Electric Association has always been committed to safety. With the growing number of injuries and incidents in our energy and communications industry we believe it is time for a renewed commitment. Over the past couple months, VEA leadership has talked with employees about the benefits of safety-first culture. As leaders we are responsible for sending employees home at the…




July 14, 2018 | VEA Spotlight

Helping others, assisting with economic development By Vern Hee On a typical day, Valley Electric Association Key Accounts Coordinator Beth Lee talks with 20-30 member-owners, trying to resolve issues or answer question. After her long day taking on Valley Electric challenges, you might think Beth would seek the peace and quiet of home, but she doesn’t. Instead, in her off…




July 12, 2018 | News
Letter From the CEO

Valley Communications Association recently evaluated its fiber-optic construction schedule for 2018, which I want to discuss with you this month. Originally, we had planned to roll out fiber on a more ambitious schedule. Our construction plans for 2018 included the build-out of large areas of Pahrump for fiber-optic service, a huge capital investment and commitment by the Cooperative. Over the past…




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