Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative, one of the largest electric cooperatives of its kind in the United States, is a customer-owned and locally based distribution system that provides electricity to residents and businesses throughout Northern Virginia. NOVEC’s service territory encompasses 651 square miles and includes portions of Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford counties, the City of Manassas Park, and the Town of Clifton.
NOVEC is a distribution electric cooperative. NOVEC purchases wholesale power through the PJM marketplace. PJM Interconnection coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in 13 states and the District of Columbia. NOVEC's long-term energy strategy is to deliver to its customers a locally controlled energy supply that is reliable, environmentally responsible, and competitively priced.