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2001 Co-op Currents

February 2001

  • Co-op Crews Pull All Nighters in February Storms
  • Marshfield “School House” Common Making Its Mark
  • Market Competition:  Are the Price Swings Worth It?
  • 2000 Outage Report Shows Reduced Outages Per Member

March 2001

  • A Visit with Weather Forecaster and WEC Member Roger Hill
  • USDA  Program Provides Money for Rural Home Repairs
  • Bylaw Proposals Hold Key to Co-op’s Future
  • Four Candidates Vie for Seats on WEC’s Board

April 2001

  • Notice of 62nd Annual Membership Meeting, May 8, 2001
  • Annual Reports from the President, General Manager and Treasurer
  • Position Statements of Four Candidates to the Board of Directors
  • Proposed Bylaw Amendments Now Go to the Members

June 2001

  • WEC Energizes New Moretown Substation
  • Annual Meeting Election Results
  • Surge Suppressors, Uninterruptible Power Supply Devices Now Available Through the Co-op
  • Co-op’s Telephone Receptionist Jan Cochran Retires

July 2001

  • Growth in Rural America Means Growth for Electric Co-ops
  • Hydro-Quebec Ice Storm Settlement
  • Fuel Cell Technology Brings Freedom from the Electric Grid
  • WEC Board Member Writes About Experiences in the Field with WEC Crews

September 2001

  • 2001 Capital Credit Program Returns $200,000
  • Energy Efficiency and Hydro Quebec Costs
  • Pioneering Co-op Household Wins Solar Prize
  • So How’s Renewable Energy Doing in Vermont?

October 2001

  • Getting Ready for Winter
  • Winter Power Outages a Fact of Life
  • Manager’s Report “Security Now On Everyone’s Mind”
  • What You Can Do to Protect the Right-of-way

December 2001

  • WEC Receives $1 Million Grant for Wind Power Generation
  • WEC’s Average Bills in Line with Other Utilities
  • Co-op Drains Reservoir for Police Investigation
  • Governor’s Energy Plan Advances Efficiencies, Renewables