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Scam Alert!

VTES has received several phone calls reporting fake calls that display our name or phone number as the Caller ID. 
VTES does not normally call our cusotmers. We would never demand money over the phone as we do not accept payments over the phone.
Please call our main office number at 540-231-6437 if you have any concerns about your account. We can tell you if we’ve contacted you. Don’t give the caller a prepaid card, such as a Green Dot card, a wire transfer, or any other form of payment. Ignore suspicious requests for personal information such as bank account numbers, user names and passwords, credit card numbers, or Social Security numbers.

Administrative office updates:

  • The business office is open to the public, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 5 p.m. From 12 - 1 p.m., the office will be closed for lunch.
  • Customers who wish to sign up for service may call the office at 540-231-6437, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. From 12 - 1 p.m., the office will be closed for lunch.
  • Account questions may be directed to

New process for account signup; consider online payments

The health and well-being of our customers, staff, and community is Virginia Tech Electric Services' (VTES) top priority. Out of an abundance of caution related to the evolving COVID-19 situation, VTES is temporarily altering its service application policy. Applications for service will now be accepted via phone. Please call 540-231-6437 to sign up.

It is strongly encouraged that customers utilize the VTES website at to make 24/7 payments and access your account. It only takes a few moments to enroll.

Please call the VTES office at 540-231-6437 for any questions or concerns.

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Launched in 1893, Virginia Tech Electric Service is the electric utility provider for Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia campus, and about 6,000 residential and commercial customers in the Town of Blacksburg. 

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Virginia Tech Electric Service
601 Energy Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061



Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. for lunch