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2014 Co-op Currents

January 2014

  • PSB Orders Co-op to Suspend Net Metering Applications
  • WEC Foreman Bob Fair Retires
  • Local Schools Among Nation’s Leaders in Energy Efforts
  • Members Access Electricity Footprint Online Using ‘Smart Hub’
  • Patty Richards Reflects on First Six Months as General Manager

March 2014

  • Founder’s Daughter Recalls the Birth of the Co-op
  • Evaluating the Environmental and Economic Benefits of WEC’s Landfill Gas Plant
  • Four Candidates Seek Election to the Board of Directors
  • Vermont Legislature to Reform and Revive Net Metering
  • How Things Add Up in School Conservation–Harwood Union & Waits River Valley Green Up

April 2014

  • 75th Annual Meeting Notice & Agenda
  • Report of the 2014 Committee on Candidates
  • 2013 SQRP Report
  • Four Run for Three Seats on the Board of Directors
  • “Flavors of Vermont and Our Local Economy” with Moderator Will Mikell

June 2014

  • WEC Files for Rate Increase; Surcharge Effective August 1
  • WEC Seeks to Resume Net Metering
  • WEC Contracts with CRC for Enhanced Outage Response
  • A Unique Annual Meeting Celebrates WEC’s 75th Anniversary
  • 2013 Community Fund Report

July 2014

  • Net Metering Back in Gear for Co-op Members
  • WEC Recognized for Good Safety Record
  • Outage Reporting Made Easier through Smart Hub App
  • When Outages Happen on Lovely Days
  • Happy Ending for Veteran Lineman Larry Brassard

September 2014

  • PSB Approves WEC’s 3.78% Rate Increase
  • A Tribute to Marion Milne
  • Coventry Open House–November 7
  • Community Meetings to be Held in Orange (10/9) and Duxbury (10/22)
  • Co-op Seeks Former Members for Capital Credit Refunds

October 2014

  • WEC’s Community Meeting in Orange
  • WEC Board Moves to Fill Director Vacancy
  • Website Keeps Members Informed During Outages
  • ‘Cooperative Vermont’–An Idea Whose Time May Have Arrived
  • ROW Specialists–Not Your Average Woodsmen

December 2014

  • Big Doings in the Northeast Kingdom
  • Coventry Tour Opens Students’ Eyes About Renewable Power
  • Suddenly a Lot More Renewable Power in Coventry
  • Consider Proposing Bylaw Changes and/or Becoming a Candidate¬† for the Board Elections
  • Two WEC Members Ply an Ancient Trade