Valley Electric Association, Inc. is the parent of four wholly-owned subsidiary companies. VEA created each subsidiary to serve the membership by focusing on particular service niches. Structuring our businesses in this way allows the cooperative to fulfill its core mission of providing reliable, affordable energy service to our member-consumers, while branching out into new and diverse markets, creating additional revenue streams.

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Valley Electric Association (VEA)

Established in 1965 as an electric cooperative, VEA provides service to more than 45,000 people within a vast 6,800 square-mile service area located along the Nevada-California border.

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Valley Electric transmission Association (VETA)

A wholly owned transmission subsidiary of Valley Electric Association, VETA provides transmission services as a participating transmission owner and transmission operator in the California ISO.

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Valley Communication Association (VCA)

Established in 2015, VCA brings fiber-optic and wireless broadband to the underserved rural, remote communities in VEA’s service area. VCA’s long-term goal is to expand modern broadband to rural communities of Nevada.

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Development & Deployment of Communications Infrastructure

Design, develop, and deployment of wireless and fiber infrastructure to support supervisory control and data acquisitions (SCADA), metering, system protection, security, broadband, and more.



Monitoring and troubleshooting fiber, microwave, and telecom networks at both the utility level and customer side.

SolPower by Valley Electric Association (VEA) is Valley’s own solar company serving all VEA members.

We are a full-service solar company specializing in the design, installation, finance, maintenance, and warranty of solar electric systems.

Our systems are built to utility standards for our members. SolPower provides the same high-quality service and reliability that Valley Electric Association is known for.