February 7, 2019 | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
18 jobs eliminated as cost-cutting measure

PAHRUMP, Nev. (Feb. 7, 2019) – Valley Electric Association, Inc., will implement a $5 adjustment to the Facility Charge and 9 percent energy rate increase for residential electric consumers, effective March 1, 2019, it was announced today. The rate adjustment is the first permanent electric rate increase in more than 10 years for Valley Electric consumer-members. In 2017 a temporary…

January 31, 2019 | Media Coverage | News | Press Releases | Uncategorized |
Member can cast ballots in five different ways

CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN DISTRICT 2 (AMARGOSA VALLEY) CLICK HERE TO VOTE IN DISTRICT 4 (FISH LAKE VALLEY) Elections are being conducted in Districts 2 (Amargosa Valley) and District 4 (Fish Lake Valley) for positions on the Valley Electric Association Board of Directors. VEA members can participate in the elections in five different ways: Mail. Ballots are mailed to…

January 2, 2019 | News | Press Releases |

A topic that came up frequently during my visits with members in December was the challenge with Valley Communication Association’s IPTV service. I got a question about it at nearly every stop I made, which I expected. For many months, consumers have had to deal with “pixelation,” lost signals and other issues. If you have the service, chances are, you…

December 17, 2018 | News | Press Releases | VEA Spotlight |
Cost controls implemented

During stops in communities throughout Valley Electric Association territory in December, CEO Angela Evans provided updates on key initiatives and discussed the Cooperative’s mission and vision under new leadership. Members asked questions on topics ranging from solar energy to service reliability to high-speed broadband, to Energy Choice and renewable portfolio standards. The visits began Dec. 5 in Pahrump and ended…

December 8, 2018 | News | Press Releases | VEA Spotlight |
For Tim Hafen, it began in 1951 with a 25-foot trailer and no running water

By John M. Glionna In those hard-bitten early days, what a hungry Tim Hafen dreamed about most was something as simple as a hamburger and milkshake. The year was 1951, and Tim was a rangy 19-year-old cowboy who had grown up on a dairy farm in Mesquite. Then his father got the chance to buy 840 acres across the mountains…

December 8, 2018 | News | Press Releases | VEA Spotlight |
Employees encouraged to do their part

By Vern Hee As part of its emphasis on the Seven Cooperative Principles, Valley Electric Association encourages its employees to become involved in the communities it serves and to lend a hand wherever they can. VEA and its employees try to do their part to assist efforts like cleaning up the desert, giving a boost to down-and-out veterans or collecting…

November 20, 2018 | Media Coverage | News | Press Releases |
Annual meeting will be April 27 at Pahrump Valley High School

By Vern Hee Valley Electric Association has announced dates for its 2018 annual district meetings and its Annual Membership Meeting. As in previous years, district meetings will be conducted on the first three Tuesdays and Thursdays in March. The Annual Meeting will be Saturday, April 27, at Pahrump Valley High School. At the March district meetings, CEO Angela Evans will…

October 30, 2018 | News | Uncategorized | VEA Spotlight |
Prepare your home for cooler weather

By Vern Hee Winter is just around the corner. We will soon put away shorts and sunscreen and break out our favorite sweaters and coats. We also have to prepare our homes for the cool-down. Valley Electric Association’s vast service area receives varying amounts of snow, but the air can have a bite everywhere with the mercury dropping well below…

October 8, 2018 | News | Uncategorized |
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 | 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,…

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