Operation Round Up®: A Helping Hand in Times of Need

July 01, 2021

THE COOPERATIVE ADVANTAGE – July 2021 CCL CEO Article By Jim Herron, MVEA CEO For many of us, daily life is starting to get back to normal. It is easy to forget that we were still under COVID-19 occupancy restrictions and a mask mandate going into May. And, while there is much to celebrate as […]

Fiber Broadband Special Announcement

June 24, 2021

On Monday, June 21, Mountain View Electric Association and Conexon Connect invited members of the media, elected officials, and community leaders to attend “Closing the Digital Divide” kickoff events in Black Forest and Limon. From MVEA and Conexon Connect leadership to Colorado State Senators and Representatives, one theme was shared by all of those who […]

Meridian Ranch Power Blinks

June 15, 2021

Over the weekend, members in the Meridian Ranch area experienced power blinks. The blinks were caused by a setting on a recently installed breaker being set too low for the amount of load experienced during the high temperatures over the weekend. The setting has been adjusted and members should not experience frequent power blinks for […]

Energy Efficiency Resources for Summer Energy Savings

June 01, 2021

THE COOPERATIVE ADVANTAGE – June 2021 CCL CEO Article By Jim Herron, MVEA CEO June is a beautiful time in Colorado as the everchanging weather of May gives way to the sunny days we expect of the early summer months. It is also a good time to share some summer energy-saving tips. Keeping the home […]

Grid Resiliency & Power Reliability

April 01, 2021

Colorado’s Evolving Energy Landscape – April 2021 CCL CEO Article By Jim Herron, MVEA CEO The ice from the mid-February storm will have melted by the time you read this article, but the conversations about the polar outbreak that caused historically low temperatures and stressed both the electric generating capacity and the ability of the […]

Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. Awards Two High School Juniors with Leadership Trips

March 29, 2021

— Youth Leadership Trip Winners will be Traveling to Washington, D.C. in 2022 — March 29, 2021, Falcon, CO – Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. announces the winners of the Youth Leadership Trip Contest. The two winners earned top scores for creatively and astutely answering essay questions, which explored the seven cooperative principles that electric […]

EV Road Trip Tips

March 25, 2021

With winter coming to a close and spring on the horizon, many are getting into a vacation state of mind. The last year has had most of us homebound with shutdowns, devoid of most travel. With progress in Covid vaccinations and spring around the corner, many are taking their adventures on the road. And for […]

Colorado Co-op Director Joe Martin Elected NRECA Board of Directors Secretary-Treasurer

March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021, Falcon, CO – Joe Martin, Mountain View Electric Association (MVEA) Board President, has been elected to serve as the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Board of Directors’ Secretary-Treasurer for a two-year term. Martin will be representing all of Colorado’s Electric Cooperatives and, in his newly elected position, will have an influential […]

Montana Co-op Director Chris Christensen Elected NRECA Board of Directors President

March 04, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. – Chris Christensen, a director of NorVal Electric Cooperative in Montana, today begins his two-year term as president of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) board of directors. Curtis Wynn, NRECA’s outgoing board president and CEO of Roanoke Electric Cooperative, passed the gavel to Christensen during NRECA’s annual meeting. Christensen was elected […]

GO ELECTRIC! Rebates Help Co-op Members Save

February 01, 2021

THE COOPERATIVE ADVANTAGE – February 2021 CCL CEO Article By Jim Herron, MVEA CEO There is a certain level of satisfaction that comes from finding a good deal on a product or service. It reminds me of the old saying “a penny saved, is a penny earned” and the concept of making those saved pennies […]