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Chris Root honored with IEEE Meritorious Service Award

May 27, 2020 Rutland, VT — Chris Root, Chief Operating Officer at Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO), was recently honored with the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) Meritorious Service Award for “outstanding contributions in leadership, technical and educational activities of the… Read More »

A Tribute to Dick Chapman (1937-2020)

At the beginning of May, the VELCO family learned of the passing of Richard “Dick” Chapman, a former colleague and Chief Executive Officer of Vermont Electric Power Company. Many VELCO employees remember Dick as a respected and engaged leader whom required excellence from everyone. The following is a tribute to… Read More »

VELCO Open raises funds for Rutland Autism Family Group

Rutland, VT – (October 21, 2019) The 2019 VELCO charity golf tournament raised over $15,000 in its 24th year on September 6 at the Proctor Pittsford Country Club. The proceeds will be donated to the Rutland Autism Family Group, a grassroots non-profit organization raising awareness and acceptance of autism. “Three… 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 »