News Releases - 2021

NOVEC will mulch cut Christmas trees and greens to reduce landfill waste    -   December 06, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative will accept post-holiday cut Christmas trees and greens at its technical center at 5399 Wellington Branch Road in Gainesville, near I-66 and Route 29. Consumers should leave greens in the parking lot area designated by orange safety cones from Dec. 26, 2021 to Jan. 9, 2022....
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NOVEC customers will receive $6.2 M in CashBack in December    -   December 02, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. ― Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) will return more than $6.2 million in CashBack to current and former Co-op customers in December. Current customers will see a credit on their bills. Former customers will receive checks if their individual amount is at least $5....
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NOVEC's Tricks and Treats for Saving Energy    -   October 29, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative has energy-saving tricks for homeowners to treat themselves to this Halloween. Follow these tips to help keep away frighteningly high energy costs....
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NOVEC employees assist charities on Day of Caring    -   August 31, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. – About 40 Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative employees spent a day assisting two charitable organizations in August. The employees, including members of the Co-op’s group of volunteers, NOVEC HELPS, spent a day assisting the House of Mercy Thrift Store and Food Pantry in Manassas and the Western Fairfax Christian Ministries food pantry in Chantilly. Co-op employees assisted with a wide range of tasks at both locations....
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NOVEC recommends Virginia’s Sales Tax Holiday for energy-saving and storm-preparation products    -   July 28, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative urges consumers to take advantage of Virginia’s sales tax holiday from Friday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Aug. 8, to purchase ENERGY STAR® certified appliances and tools, as well as products used for hurricanes and other storms. Northern Virginians will save the commonwealth’s 6% sales tax....
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Don’t let a heat wave make utility bills boil over    -   June 30, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative offers 10 ways to lower home cooling costs during the heat of summer....
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NOVEC and electric cooperative association award scholarships to area students    -   May 12, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. — Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) awarded college and higher education scholarships to 12 Northern Virginia high school seniors in May....
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NOVEC offers Earth Day tips for living ‘green’    -   April 14, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. – In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative offers ways to save energy and money by living green....
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NOVEC calls for elementary students’ art for contest    -   April 01, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. — Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) invites students in kindergarten through fifth grade to enter art in Cooperative Living magazine’s 19th annual Youth Art Contest. Entries are due May 3. Art should reflect the theme, “How My Pet Makes Life Better.”...
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NOVEC donations help families during COVID-19    -   March 23, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. -- Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and its employee-led nonprofit organization, NOVEC Hands Engaged in Local Public Service (NOVEC HELPS), donated $6,000 recently to six area shelters that help victims of domestic abuse and $1,000 to the House of Mercy in Manassas to help provide diapers for more than 300 low-income families....
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NOVEC and co-op association offer higher-education scholarships    -   January 06, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives are offering higher-education scholarships to public, private, and home-schooled high school seniors whose families receive electricity from electric cooperatives....
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