GVEC meets the needs of rural Gonzales Texas

Friday, January 11, 2019


For 80 years, the Gonzales Valley Electric Cooperative (GVEC) has been serving the residents of Gonzales County and neighboring environs. Founded by a group of area farmers in the Cost area of Gonzales County, the electric co-op was formed to provide electricity to the rural areas of this part of Texas.

Over the years, the GVEC has grown its coverage area, but it has also changed to meet the needs of its service area by providing other services the company feels serves the best interests of its members and customers.

“We are proud of our heritage and our long commitment to Gonzales,” said Darren Schauer, the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of GVEC. “We look at our long history here as something that is essential to what we do, and we constantly strive to build on that heritage as something that is fundamental to GVEC’s mission and purpose.”  READ MORE...

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Home to the 11th Largest Cattle Producing County Nationwide

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Gonzales County, located on the eastern side of GVEC’s service territory, is currently ranked as the 11th largest calf and cattle producing county in the nation. Just one example of the quality operations continually growing here is Graham Cattle Company located in Gonzales, TX. Graham boasts the capacity to handle 45,000 head of cattle.