News Releases 2014

NOVEC will recycle Christmas trees    -   December 08, 2014
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative will accept evergreen Christmas trees, wreaths, and garland at its technical center at 5399 Wellington Branch Road, Gainesville, VA 20155, near I-66 from Dec. 26 to Jan. 12....
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NOVEC is collecting Toys for Tots at Co-op offices    -   November 24, 2014
The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative’s non-profit organization, NOVEC HELPS, is collecting new, unwrapped toys through Thursday, Dec. 16 for the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program....
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NOVEC will return $1.40 million of ‘CashBack’ to customers in December    -   November 19, 2014
The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative board of directors has authorized the electric utility to return $1.40 million in capital credits to customer-owners....
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NOVEC’s Operation Turkey food drive is on    -   November 06, 2014
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative’s group of employee volunteers, NOVEC HELPS, is asking area residents to donate non-perishable food to the Operation Turkey drive to help provide Thanksgiving meals for low-income people in Prince William County....
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NOVEC and Virginia offer programs that will help low-income people stay warm this winter    -   October 08, 2014
The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and the Virginia Department of Social Services are offering programs that will help low-income Virginians stay warm this winter....
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Energy Star sales tax holiday, Oct. 2014    -   October 03, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. – The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative says consumers who need new energy-efficient home appliances, light bulbs, and bathroom fixtures will want to purchase them during Virginia’s ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday over Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10-13, 2014....
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NOVEC says to prepare for winter now    -   September 30, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. – Many weather forecasters are predicting a snowy winter again this year....
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Scammers are at it again - NOVEC tells consumers to beware    -   August 12, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. — Scam artists are deceiving homeowners, renters, and businesses in Virginia and across the nation.......
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NOVEC and electric co-op association award college scholarships to local high school seniors    -   June 27, 2014
NORTHERN VIRGINIA – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) have awarded 14 college scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties, and in the City of Manassas Park....
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NOVEC says prepare now to beat summer heat    -   May 28, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. — Summer is almost here. Before temperatures soar, the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative encourages consumers to prepare now to beat the heat and control cooling costs....
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NOVEC says prepare for storms during Virginia’s sales tax holiday    -   May 22, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. — Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative encourages consumers to prepare for hurricanes and other storms by purchasing needed supplies and equipment during Virginia’s sale tax holiday for hurricane and emergency preparedness, May 25-31, 2014....
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NOVEC gives Arbor Day trees to Manassas Park Elementary students    -   April 25, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. – The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative donated 280 tree seedlings to Manassas Park Elementary School fourth graders on April 24, 2014, in recognition of Arbor Day. Principal Stacey R. Mamon and Assistant Principal Melissa Pitts accepted the trees from Donna Snellings, NOVEC public and government relations liaison, and Eddie Bartalos, a NOVEC employee and Manassas Park resident....
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NOVEC HELPS golf tournament on May 15 will help the community    -   April 23, 2014
NORTHERN VIRGINIA – NOVEC HELPS, Hands Engaged in Local Public Service, invites golfers to play in its second annual golf tournament on Thursday, May 15, at the Stonewall Golf Club, 15601 Turtle Point Dr., Gainesville, Va....
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NOVEC Recognizes National Lineman Appreciation Day on April 18    -   April 16, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative is recognizing National Lineman Appreciation Day on April 18, 2014, to honor the hardworking men and women who work year-round, often in challenging conditions, to keep power on for customers....
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NOVEC tells consumers to beware of scam artists    -   March 31, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. — Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative warns all consumers to be alert to anyone who calls them, claims to represent NOVEC, and directs them to pay bills with a specific prepaid debit card. The Co-op says the caller is a scammer....
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NOVEC will give CashBack to customers in March    -   February 25, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. – The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative board of directors has voted to return $2.12 million to current customer-owners who had active accounts on December 31, 2012. Customers will see a CashBack capital credit on their March 2014 bills. The March CashBack, combined with $1.68 million in CashBack that customers received on their December 2013 bills, totals $3.8 million that NOVEC has returned recently....
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NOVEC urges customers to prepare for possible power outages as snow approaches    -   February 12, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. — Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative urges customers to prepare for possible power outages that snow may cause on Wednesday night, Feb. 12, 2014, and Thursday....
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Low January temperatures probably mean higher electric bills - NOVEC offers help    -   January 29, 2014
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative anticipates that low frigid temperatures in January will be reflected in customers’ bills that arrive in February. NOVEC offers customers suggestions on how to make bills more temperate....
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NOVEC asks customers to reduce power use!    -   January 23, 2014
NORTHERN VIRGINIA – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative asks all customers to voluntarily reduce power use today, Jan. 23, 2014, while frigid outdoor temperatures are causing customers to use more energy than normal to run their heating systems and water heaters. NOVEC requests that customers use dishwashers, ovens, washing machines, and dryers only between noon and 5 p.m....
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Area high school students may apply for NOVEC Youth Tour    -   January 22, 2014
NORTHERN VIRGINIA – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative is accepting applications from area high school and home school students for the 50th annual National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth Tour, June 15-19, 2014, to see government in action. Applicants must receive electric service from NOVEC....
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Scholarships are available from NOVEC and statewide electric cooperatives    -   January 09, 2014
NORTHERN VIRGINIA -- Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) are accepting applications for higher-education scholarships from high school and home school seniors who receive electricity from electric cooperatives....
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NOVEC asks customers to conserve energy during the deep freeze    -   January 07, 2014
NORTHERN VIRGINIA – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative asks all customers to conserve energy during the cold snap on Jan. 7, 2014, by not using dishwashers, ovens, washing machines, and dryers. Outdoor temperatures in the single digits are putting an extra load on the power system as customers use more energy than they normally use to run their heating systems and water heaters....
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