VEA Hires Renewable Energy Leader as Executive Vice President of Energy Services

Valley Electric Association, Inc. has hired Chris Brooks, a leader in Nevada’s renewable energy industry.

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, announced the organization has hired Chris Brooks, a well-established leader in Nevada’s renewable energy industry, to serve as VEA’s executive vice president of energy services. In his new role, Brooks will be responsible for managing VEA’s distributed generation programs and… [More...]

Advanced Technology Arrives to Catch Breast Cancer Sooner

Desert Radiologists acquired an advanced imaging tool to catch breast cancer earlier. The medical imaging provider is the only outpatient facility in Nevada to offer the technology, according to a recent statement. The provider is offering three dimensional mammography, called breast tomosynthesis, for breast cancer screening. Considered the latest in digital imaging technology, it allows radiologists… [More...]

VEA Announces 2014 Annual Scholarship Winners

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Following a thorough application process, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, recently announced the winners of its 2014 annual scholarships. To assist hard-working members in its service territory with furthering their education, the cooperative awarded five academic, vocational and continuing education scholarships to members at its… [More...]

Gordon Silver Honored as Pro Bono Firm of the Year

Gordon Silver Ltd. was selected as Southern Nevada’s Pro Bono Firm of the Year. The award was part of the 13th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon, put on by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada earlier this month. The event honors community volunteers who donate time to assist low income clients with legal issues.… [More...]

Valley Electric Association Brings in Buckets of School Supplies for Local Kids

A recent school supply drive in Pahrump generated 319 cubic feet of learning materials for children in 11 Nevada schools. The seventh annual “Fill the Bucket Truck” drive, put on by Pahrump-based Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA) collected donations at various locations in Pahrump on Aug. 17.   Each donor received tickets for a chance to… [More...]

VEA to Host Annual ‘Fill the Bucket Truck’ School Supply Drive on Aug. 17

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to support local schools, Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA) is set to host its seventh annual “Fill the Bucket Truck” school supply drive on Aug. 17. The Pahrump-based electric cooperative encourages community members to continue their support of the annual charitable event, which provides essential supplies to 11 schools in southwestern… [More...]

Utilities Commission Denies NV Energy Petition in Nevada National Security Site Dispute

PRESS RELEASE Valley Electric Association continues to provide reliable, affordable power to federal facility PAHRUMP, Nev. (April 22, 2013) – Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA), a nonprofit electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, Nev., is pleased to announce that the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has formally denied a petition put forth by NV Energy in… [More...]