Magic Valley has deployed 5 crews, totaling 10 employees, to Victoria, TX, where they will work with Victoria Electric Cooperative (VEC) to restore power to VEC’s members left in the dark by Hurricane Harvey
“This was a historic hurricane and we’re glad that we can assist in restoring power to those left in the dark,” said John Herrera, Magic Valley’s General Manager.” This goes to show the importance of our 5th cooperative principal, Cooperation among Cooperatives, because our mutual assistance is critical in responding to natural disasters. This also says a lot about our employees, who are willing to drop everything and travel to areas that have been devastated by natural disasters.”
Magic Valley crews will spend the next few weeks helping rebuild VEC’s electrical system. As of Saturday afternoon, over 22,000 VEC members were still without power.
Magic Valley is asking MVEC members to be patient as our work orders may be delayed due to our personnel assisting Victoria Electric in restoring power.
About Magic Valley Electric Cooperative
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative provides electrical service in the Rio Grande Valley. MVEC currently serves more than 97,000 members and has over 110,000 meters in service. MVEC is the third largest electric cooperative in Texas and the 22nd largest cooperative in the nation. MVEC is a not-for-profit, member owned cooperative dedicated to providing safe, affordable and reliable electric service.