NEWS & EVENTS
October 5, 2018 | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
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 | Press Releases |

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 | News |

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 11, 2018 | News | Uncategorized |
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 | 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 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…




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