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Major Power Outage Hits Nelson County

Major Power Outage Hits Nelson County

[ 0 ] April 2, 2011

Nelson County, Virginia Refresh your browser for updates For absolute latest updates be sure to Facebook friend us at Nelson Mag here and follow us on Twitter here. Many updates there in between the ones here. Updated at 1:31 PM EDT via CVEC: The Woods Mill circuit was where the tree fell into the line […]

CVEC Managers Prepare For Future

CVEC Managers Prepare For Future

[ 0 ] March 25, 2011

Lovingston Nelson County, VA From CVEC Operations Manager Alan Scruggs and Engineering Manager Robert Harris have completed an intensive program in electric utility management with the University of Wisconsin – Madison. The Robert I. Kabat Management Internship Program (MIP) is a series of workshops offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in conjunction with […]

Latest CVEC Power Outage Updates

Latest CVEC Power Outage Updates

[ 0 ] February 25, 2011

Nelson County, Virginia After a day of very strong winds, some gusting past 70 MPH at Wintergreen, power is being restored to areas that lost it due to the winds. CVEC has been busy all day working the lines restoring power to those without it. Here’s their latest update as of 6PM Friday evening: 6:00 […]

CVEC : Used Computer Donations Local Non-Profits 9.17.10

CVEC : Used Computer Donations Local Non-Profits 9.17.10

[ 1 ] September 17, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, VA Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) retires corporate computers after about 5 years of use and will donate them to local non-profit groups. A literacy group in Nelson County and a training group in Louisa received the computers in 2009 and both of those groups are using them to help individuals learning […]

CVEC Reaches Solar Milestone : 8.31.10

CVEC Reaches Solar Milestone : 8.31.10

[ 1 ] August 31, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) announced that a recently-installed photovoltaic energy generation unit reached a milestone at the end of July 2010. The 2-kilowatt (kW) solar unit generated 1 megawatt-hour of energy during its first 100 days of service. The energy generated in the first 100 days is enough to power […]

CVEC Refunds $1.6 Million to Cooperative Members : 5.25.10

CVEC Refunds $1.6 Million to Cooperative Members : 5.25.10

[ 1 ] May 25, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative announced that many of its 30,000 Cooperative member-owners will receive a nice surprise during the month of June, a credit on their electric bill or a check from CVEC in the mailbox. Earlier this year, the CVEC Board of Directors voted to return to its members $1.6 […]

Saws Over Nelson : 4.13.10

Saws Over Nelson : 4.13.10

[ 1 ] April 13, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia You’ve probably seen a weird looking sight in the skies over Nelson lately. A black helicopter with a crazy looking thing dangling below! Not to worry, we aren’t being invaded! It’s part of Central Virginia Electric’s annual tree trimming program to eliminate problem tree branches from power lines. “We will be […]

Overnight Power Outage Affects Thousands : CVEC Quickly Repairs : 3.2.10

Overnight Power Outage Affects Thousands : CVEC Quickly Repairs : 3.2.10

[ 1 ] March 2, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia As we first told you just before 6PM last night, folks in several counties including Nelson lost power. At one time a little over 6000 customers were in the dark. “A crossarm broke at a point where there was a knot in the wood. A combination of wind and weight could have […]

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative Prepares for Winter Storm : 2.4.10

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative Prepares for Winter Storm : 2.4.10

[ 0 ] February 4, 2010

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia Central Virginia Electric Cooperative Prepares for Winter Storm February 4, 2010 – 2 PM Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) is preparing to respond to power outages that may result from the winter storm that is predicted to arrive in Virginia on Friday morning. Line trucks are fitted with tire chains and […]

Morning Power Outage In Afton Cleared : CVEC Says Tree To Blame : 1.22.10

Morning Power Outage In Afton Cleared : CVEC Says Tree To Blame : 1.22.10

[ 1 ] January 22, 2010

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Just before daylight Friday morning folks in Afton may have noticed their power out. Central Virginia Electric Coop (CVEC) quickly restored the power and it was back on before most folks ever left for work. “A tree fell into the line in the area of D’Ambola’s Restaurant, kicking off the line […]

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