VEA to Discuss Cooperative’s History and Goals at Annual Meeting

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to raise awareness of its successful 50-year history and future plans, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, invites community members throughout its service territory to attend the cooperative’s 2015 Annual Meeting on April 25 at Pahrump Valley High School at 501 E. Calvada Blvd. in … [Read more...]

VEA Announces Elections

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Members of Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) in districts 1 and 3 have the opportunity this year to select the individuals who will represent their communities on the cooperative’s democratically elected Board of Directors. District 1, which includes residents of Pahrump south of Nevada Highway 372, will finalize its election during a district meeting … [Read more...]

VEA Invites Members to District Meetings

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, is scheduled to host six district meetings across its service area in March. The meetings, which are open to all VEA members in their respective service districts, will provide attendees with valuable information about the cooperative’s achievements during the … [Read more...]

Campaign Helps Fight Hunger; Nevada-Based Firm Lands New Jersey Contract; Workshop to Bring Fraud into Light

Social Media Campaign Helps Fight Hunger in Southern Nevada The SK+G Goose Summer Road Trip Campaign wrapped up on Thursday, Sept. 11 when Senior Vice President of Strategy Jim Gentleman and the SK+G Goose dropped off a $1,000 check to Three Square Food Bank—the only food bank in Southern Nevada. [Read more...] Smart City Networks Awarded Contract by Atlantic City Convention … [Read more...]

VEA Named Among Nevada’s Best Companies to Work For

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, announced it was recently named one of Nevada’s 2014 Best Companies to Work For by Nevada Business Magazine. VEA received the recognition as a result of the cooperative’s many efforts to support its employees through a variety of unique benefits and … [Read more...]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and … [Read more...]

VEA Receives Green Award from Las Vegas Business Press

PAHRUMP, NV – Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, announced the cooperative recently received a 2014 Green Award from the Las Vegas Business Press as a result of its efforts in developing one of the nation’s largest and most successful domestic solar water heating programs. The Las Vegas Business Press, … [Read more...]

Vegas Home Prices Rise, Market Sees More Traditional Buyers

The median price of an existing single-family home sold in Southern Nevada during June was $199,900 - the highest mark since September 2008. This is according to recent statistics released by the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR). The median price is 2.5 percent higher than May and up over 14 percent compared to June 2013. GLVAR President Heidi Kasama called … [Read more...]

Valley Electric Association Continues Workforce Expansion with New Staff Members

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, announced it recently hired five new staff members, with many of them filling high-ranking positions. VEA has hired a total of seven new employees since January, the latest additions in the cooperative’s ongoing workforce expansion. VEA increased its number … [Read 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 … [Read 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 372 in Pahrump. The … [Read 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 … [Read 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 cooperative sorted and … [Read more...]