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VELCO to propose St. Albans area upgrades

Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) is inviting neighbors in the St. Albans area, and other interested people, to an informational session about a proposed project to upgrade the St. Albans substation, tap station and the connecting tap line. The meeting will be held Wednesday evening, May 10, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the St. Albans Town Office, 579 Lake Road in St. Albans, VT. Read More »

VELCO alerts Vermont residents to phone scam

Rutland, VT—Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) is alerting Vermont residents that a scam usually aimed at distribution utility customers has grown to now include VELCO – the electric transmission grid operator.  Callers claiming to be representing VELCO have targeted at least one Vermont business demanding credit card information to pay … Read More »

VELCO and IBM Research Announce the Creation of Utopus Insights

RUTLAND, VT and Yorktown, NY – Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the creation of Utopus Insights, Inc., based in Valhalla, NY. Utopus Insights is a new company that will strive to be a leading provider of the next generation of intelligent energy solutions. VELCO, an … Read More »

VELCO receives approval to construct Connecticut River Valley Project

Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) is inviting neighbors in Ludlow, Cavendish and Weathersfield, and other interested people, to an informational session about the upcoming construction of the Connecticut River Valley Project. VELCO expects to begin this work in early September.  The meeting will be held August 18, 2016, from 6:00 … Read More »

VELCO Named Finalist for Energy Innovation Award

Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) was named today as one of eight finalists for the electric industry’s highest honor, the Edison Award, based on the company’s work to create the Vermont Weather Analytics Center — a breakthrough for increasing electric grid resiliency and sustainability. Read More »

Construction Update, 4/13/16

Newport Substation Construction Update, 4/13/16 Major construction activities at Newport will resume in April 2016, including the installation of equipment foundations, erection of structural steel, and in-kind replacement of power circuit breakers.  Work will be performed entirely within the existing substation property. Truck traffic is expected to increase from May … Read More »

VELCO Board elects Colin Owyang as General Counsel

Rutland, VT — Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) announces the election of Colin Owyang as VELCO’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary following a unanimous vote of the company’s Board of Directors on April 7, 2016. For the past three months, Colin, 47, has been working as General Counsel-designate under the direction … Read More »

Owyang selected as VELCO General Counsel successor; Board vote in April

Rutland, VT— Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) President and CEO Tom Dunn today announced that Mr. Colin Owyang, subject to approval by the VELCO board, will serve as VELCO’s Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective April 7, 2016. Mr. Owyang succeeds Ms. Karen O’Neill who will retire at … Read More »