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PV20 Outage Update (12-26-17)

** No change in project status** Remaining work in VT during outage: adjusting oil pressure on a voltage transformer, pin disconnect switch, test switch and bus, and relay testing. Remaining work in NY during outage: test switch and bus, relay testing, install one transmission structure and string lines over the… Read More »

PV20 Outage Update (12-21-2017)

Remaining work in VT during outage: adjusting oil pressure on a voltage transformer, pin disconnect switch, test switch and bus, and relay testing. Remaining work in NY during outage: test switch and bus, relay testing, install one transmission structure and string lines over the road. Planning for completion of work… Read More »

VELCO to host informational meeting on proposed Barre area upgrades

Barre, VT – 6 October 2017: Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) is inviting neighbors in the Barre area, and other interested people, to an informational session about a proposed project to upgrade the Barre substation. The meeting will be held Wednesday evening, October 11, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at… Read More »

Cable Installation Scheduled for September 11

Grand Isle, VT – 11 September 2017: Vermont Electric Power Company wants to ensure neighbors are aware of the next phase of work associated with the PV20 Submarine Cable Replacement Project. Effective September 11, 2017, for approximately two months, Vermont Electric Power Company will perform the cable installation across Lake Champlain. Construction… Read More »

Schedule Changes for Grid Reliability Project

Grand Isle, VT – 21 July 2017: Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) wants to ensure neighbors are aware of a change in hours of operation for construction work associated with the PV20 Submarine Cable Replacement Project. Effective July 24, 2017, for approximately one month, Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) will be… Read More »

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 »