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Seven Area Students Earn Electric Co-op Scholarships

Seven Area Students Earn Electric Co-op Scholarships

[ 0 ] May 18, 2019

  Arrington Nelson County, VA Seven Central Virginia high school seniors have each earned $1,000 college scholarships awarded by the Education Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC). The 2019 recipients are: • Chloe Hellerman of Afton, who attends Nelson County High School. She is the daughter of Jeff […]

Appomatox : Firefly Fiber Broadband &  CVEC Celebrate First Stop For Rural Broadband

Appomatox : Firefly Fiber Broadband & CVEC Celebrate First Stop For Rural Broadband

[ 0 ] April 1, 2019

Appomattox County, Virginia Firefly Fiber BroadbandSM , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), a member-owned electric distribution cooperative, celebrated the first stop for rural broadband in Central Virginia on Tuesday. Senator Mark Peake joined public officials, CVEC’s board, members, and representatives from Rural Utilities Service (RUS), Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC), and […]

News Alert : Substantial Power Outage Affecting Area (Power Restored ) : Updated 11:12 AM

News Alert : Substantial Power Outage Affecting Area (Power Restored ) : Updated 11:12 AM

[ 0 ] December 10, 2018

Nelson County, Virginia Updated 11:12 AM Most customers now report their power has been restored. Updated 10:23 AM Some customers tell us they briefly got power back and have lost it again. Updated 10:10 AM We have been getting reports from CVEC customers that the lights started coming back on just after 10AM. Melissa Gay […]

Firefly Fiber Broadband Wins Auction to Receive Funding from FCC’s Connect America Fund

Firefly Fiber Broadband Wins Auction to Receive Funding from FCC’s Connect America Fund

[ 0 ] November 3, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Services, Inc. (CVSI), which does business as Firefly Fiber Broadband, has been awarded $28 million in funding to be paid out over the next ten years from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to offset the cost of making available voice-over IP (VOIP) phone service and gigabit speed broadband to […]

Nelson : FCC Approves $220 million for 33 Electric Cooperatives to Provide Rural Broadband

Nelson : FCC Approves $220 million for 33 Electric Cooperatives to Provide Rural Broadband

[ 0 ] August 29, 2018

The following information is from The Rural Electric Cooperative Association: See CVEC mention down below ARLINGTON, Va. – Thirty-three electric cooperatives were announced today as winners of the Federal Communications Commission Connect American Fund II (CAF II) reverse auction. Those winning electric cooperatives will collectively receive $220 million over ten years to help defray the […]

CVEC Announces Second Stop in Nelson County for Fiber Network Installation

CVEC Announces Second Stop in Nelson County for Fiber Network Installation

[ 0 ] August 2, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) announced the next stop for fiber installation will be in Nelson County in 2019, providing communications for a smart grid system and delivering high speed internet to its members.  Nelson County was selected as the next stop due to the lowest cost to serve based on […]

Firefly Fiber Broadband Lands In Central Virginia - Offers Internet Solutions for CVEC Members

Firefly Fiber Broadband Lands In Central Virginia – Offers Internet Solutions for CVEC Members

[ 0 ] July 31, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Firefly Fiber Broadband is launching in Central Virginia with high-speed internet offerings for Central Virginia Electric Cooperative’s (CVEC) residential and commercial accounts. Firefly Fiber Broadband will be the internet service provider (ISP) for Central Virginia Services Inc., CVEC’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Firefly Fiber Broadband will lease fiber which CVEC is installing to […]

Appomattox : CVEC Crews Working Over Weekend To Prepare For Eventual Fiber Install

Appomattox : CVEC Crews Working Over Weekend To Prepare For Eventual Fiber Install

[ 0 ] July 20, 2018

  Appomattox County, Virginia From CVEC: CVEC crews will be working in the Appomattox area this weekend performing maintenance and make ready work for the fiber install. They will be installing anchors, repositioning transformers, and replacing poles. Here are a few photos of what you might see.  

Appomattox : CVEC Announces First Stop For Fiber Network Installation

Appomattox : CVEC Announces First Stop For Fiber Network Installation

[ 0 ] June 22, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) will begin installation of fiber in Appomattox by September, providing communications for a smart grid system and delivering high speed internet to its members.  Appomattox was selected as the first stop due to the lowest cost to serve based on a nearly $1 million grant from […]

CVEC to Use Drones for Transmission Line Inspections

CVEC to Use Drones for Transmission Line Inspections

[ 0 ] June 1, 2018

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) will be employing cutting-edge drone technology from June 11-16, 2018 to complete this year’s annual inspection of its transmission infrastructure. Though CVEC conducts some of its inspections from the ground, using linemen on foot or in trucks, many areas of CVEC’s 36,000 miles of line cut […]

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