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Welcome to WEC!


Welcome to WEC!

East Montpelier, Vermont

Founded in 1939 to bring electricity to rural Vermont communities and to provide our members with a voice in their energy future, Washington Electric Co-op today unites our founders’ pioneering spirit with a commitment to our environment, our communities and to our member/owners.

WEC is:

  • Committed to providing energy from clean and renewable sources, and to helping our members use energy efficiently and wisely.
  • Committed to providing reliable and safe service throughout our rural territory.
  • Committed to involving, informing and educating our members.

Button Up Your House

Button Up WEC is a service to improve your home’s energy performance and save money while reducing fossil fuel emissions. Learn more…

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The IRP is WEC’s Integrated Resource Plan for obtaining and providing energy at the lowest cost to Coop members while meeting Vermont’s renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission goals.  See 30 V.S.A. § 218c for more information or, http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/30/005/00218c .  A copy of the IRP may be found at the link above, or a hard copy can be reviewed during business hours at WEC’s office.

For comments or questions regarding  WEC’s draft Integrated Resource Plan please contact us at 802-223-5245 or wecMembers@wec.coop.

A public hearing will held to take comments on WEC’s 2017 IRP. The hearing will be lead by staff from the Vermont Public Utility Commission.   The hearing will be held on October 3 at 7:00 pm at WEC’s main office in East Montpelier (40 Church St at the intersection of Routes 2 an 14 North).

If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may submit written comments to the Public Utility Commission via email at puc.clerk@vermont.gov, through the ePUC electronic filing system, or via regular mail sent to Vermont Public Utility Commission, 112 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620-2701.  Please include the case number, 17-3664-PET, when submitting written comments.











Review the archives from WEC’s ENERGY COACH, or contact the Coach here  A library of Energy Efficiency Ideas for you.

 Member Agreement for Monthly Limited Choice






Stay informed about what is happening with your home’s electricity service.



2017 WEC Member and net metering dealer interconnection procedures


Community Meeting October 12, 2017 (click for reservation form)

Coventry Tour – October 17, 2017 (see Co-op Currents September 2017 Edition)