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Tips for saving energy and money this winter

A snowy landscape with a country road passing by a red barn and a stand of evergreen treesThe winter solstice marks the start of winter, the shortest period of daylight, and the longest period of darkness. While the hours of nighttime and the need for lighting start decreasing, heating costs can start increasing as the coldest months arrive. Here are some tips to save energy and money during the winter season.

Electric space heater tips to avoid shocking you or your energy budget

2019's National Co-op Month is here!

October is co-op month. Live cooperatively. October is National Co-op Month. This event recognizes the advantages of membership in a cooperative and the benefits cooperatives supply to their members and to their communities.

What does it mean to be a member of a cooperative?

It's a matter of principles, seven to be exact.

Visit our booth at these 2019 local fairs

Stay safe from the threat of lightning

Lightning strikes the U.S. millions of times each year, and every strike is a potential killer. To keep your family safe, it is important to know what actions to take during a thunderstorm.

Valley REC awards 15 $1,000 scholarships to local students for 2019

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative recently awarded 15 $1,000 scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institutions.

Outage notifications available in SmartHub

Would you like to know when the power is out at your home when you are away? Would you like to be notified when power has been restored to your account?

Valley REC members elect three directors during 2019 annual meeting

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Valley Rural Electric Cooperative members re-elected three incumbent directors to the co-op board during the April 5 annual meeting, held at Huntingdon Area High School. Co-op leaders also informed members about the importance of nuclear power in Pennsylvania and explained a number of co-op programs and services.

April is Safe Digging Month

April showers bring May flowers, but digging on your own this spring could spell big trouble. Even if you think you could get lucky or that digging one small hole (or two) won't matter, don't take for granted what lines might lurk beneath the soil in your yard or easement.

2019 annual meeting scheduled

7 p.m. Friday, April 5
Huntingdon Area High School
2400 Cassady Avenue
Huntingdon, PA

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative operates according to democratic principles. Unlike private power companies, cooperatives are owned by their consumers, who choose representatives to run their business.

On Friday, April 5, 2019, Valley REC members will have the opportunity to use their voices and vote when Valley Rural Electric holds its annual meeting. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Huntingdon Area High School.

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