Welcome to the Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative!

Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative (CVEC) was created to provide the municipalities of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard a way to work together to integrate clean, renewable energy as part of a more sustainable Cape Cod and  Martha’s Vineyard.

Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative (CVEC) works in concert with the ongoing mission of the Cape Light Compact to advance the interests of electricity consumers throughout  Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. To learn more about the mission of CVEC in conjunction with the Cape Light Compact,  click here.



The ground breaking ceremonies for CVEC’s Round 1 Photovoltaic Initiative began on the Cape and Martha’s Vineyard November 12, 2013. To see photos and to read the press release, click here ~

To view a video of the Barnstable Capped Landfill Groundbreaking ceremony, click here ~

Barnstable Chief Financial Officer and CVEC Treasurer, Mark Zielinski

Maggie Downey Accepts CVEC Award!

July 13, 2013 – Former CVEC Board Member, Maggie Downey, accepts award from Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative President, John Checklick, for her “enormous contributions in founding and growing CVEC.”

Maggie Downey and John Checklick       Award to Maggie Downey

CVEC Announces Award of PV Initiative Round 2

Press Release


Map below can viewed as a .JPG by clicking on it.

Aerial of potential CVEC Round II sites