VEA Releases Economic Impact Report

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, recently released its 2013 Economic Impact Report, offering detailed information about the organization’s significant growth and ongoing contributions to Nevada. The 31-page report covers a wide variety of topics, including VEA’s impact on economic development, employment and tax revenue. The report also… [More...]

Best Year in Five Years for Southern Nevada’s Industrial Real Estate Market

Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market enjoyed one of its best years in recent memory. That is according to a recent report provided by Colliers International – Las Vegas. “Without a doubt, 2013 was the best year Southern Nevada’s industrial real estate market has had in five years,” said Colliers’ research director John Stater. “Hopefully, it… [More...]

VEA Executive Named 2013 CEO of the Year by Electric Light & Power

Valley Electric Association announced that CEO Tom Husted has been named the 2013 Small Utility CEO of the Year by Electric Light & Power.

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, announced that CEO Tom Husted has been named the 2013 Small Utility CEO of the Year by Electric Light & Power, a nationwide energy trade publication. The award recognizes VEA’s rapid expansion and significant community contributions under Husted’s leadership. “I believe this… [More...]

VEA Begins Accepting Applications for Annual Scholarships

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to support the success of Nevada’s future leaders, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) has started accepting applications for its annual scholarships. Each year, VEA awards a variety of post-secondary education scholarships to assist the cooperative’s members and their children. The Pahrump-based cooperative will award six scholarships in 2014, including:… [More...]

VEA Offers Online Account Access with SmartHub

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, recently introduced a free online application known as SmartHub that allows its members to pay their bills and view detailed information about their energy usage from a computer, smartphone or tablet. “VEA is aware that a growing number of consumers are… [More...]

Valley Electric Association Launches 24-Hour EasyPay Kiosk

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, recently introduced its new EasyPay Kiosk, which members can utilize at any hour of the day or night to pay their bills and access their accounts. The outdoor kiosk is located next to VEA’s drive-up service window at 800 E. Highway… [More...]

Valley Electric Association Receives $5,000 Grant for Solar Water Heating Program

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Nevada  Governor’s Office of Energy to support the cooperative’s rapidly growing domestic solar water heating program. Since introducing the program in 2009, VEA has grown to become a nationally recognized leader in the promotion, installation… [More...]

PUCN Dismisses NV Energy Complaint in Creech Air Force Base Dispute

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative serving more than 45,000 consumers in southwestern Nevada, achieved a significant victory, as the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) formally dismissed a complaint filed by NV Energy in response to VEA’s $36.6 million contract to purchase, maintain and operate the electric distribution infrastructure… [More...]

Valley Electric Association Restores Cooperative’s First Truck, Preserves Piece of Nevada History

In an effort to honor the rich history of southwestern Nevada and celebrate the longevity of Valley Electric Association has restored its very first truck.

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to honor the rich history of southwestern Nevada and celebrate the longevity of Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA), the Pahrump-based cooperative has restored its very first truck, a 1943 Chevrolet power pole digger, to pristine working condition. The digger truck, which was the first piece of mechanized equipment utilized by… [More...]

VEA’s ‘Fill the Bucket Truck’ School Supply Drive Raises 22 Bucket-Loads

Valley Electric Association Inc. is proud to announce the success of its seventh annual “Fill the Bucket Truck” school supply drive generated 22 buckets.

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA) is proud to announce the success of its seventh annual “Fill the Bucket Truck” school supply drive, which generated enough donations from community members to fill 22 buckets, or 319 cubic feet, of school supplies. As done each year following the event, ambassadors of the Pahrump-based electric… [More...]