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Right-of-way spraying begins

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Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As detailed in last month’s Electric Consumer, Kankakee Valley REMC’s contractor will begin spraying this month along our rights-of-way. The work is being done by The Daltons.   Contract crews will be working in the areas shows on the map. If you would prefer to maintain the right-of-way adjacent to your land in another way, such as… Continue reading.

Beat the Peak

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Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

A voluntary program encouraging members to shift electric use away from the peak-use hours between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. “Beat the Peak” is a free, voluntary program encouraging members to shift electric use away from the peak-use hours anytime between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The time varies with each peak, and PPEC will… Continue reading.

Free energy saving tools for you

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Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

One thing that makes Kankakee Valley REMC different from other energy providers is, as a member-owned cooperative, we’re focused on your best interests. For example, we want to help you spend less on energy, and we’ve created tools to help you do that. The better you understand how you use electricity, the more you’ll be… Continue reading.

Energy bike is a huge hit

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Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Peter Niagu, PPEC’s energy advisor, had fun visiting Ottoville Elementary.The students got to ride the energy bike while learning about the energy use of a lightbulb. The demonstration shows them that it takes more energy to light an incandescent lightbulb than an LED bulb. Students also realized it takes more energy to power a hairdryer… Continue reading.

Focus on members is key to consolidation research

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Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

  One of the fundamental strengths of electric cooperatives is their ability to juggle the emerging changes and challenges of the electric industry while still maintaining their focus on their members. Since cooperatives are member-owned, members obviously are the number one priority.  From the beginning, we referred to the potential consolidation between Kankakee Valley REMC… Continue reading.

Working for You: Joe McNew

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Posted on Jun 27, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Joe McNew is Working for You. Joe has been with Clark County REMC for over 22 years. He has worked in several positions with the REMC including assistant warehouseman and staking technician. He is currently the Project Engineer. When asked what he enjoys most about his job at REMC, he stated, “The most enjoyable part… Continue reading.

‘Never give up’

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Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in Features, General

(Note from editor: David Paul was born four months premature in October 1995. Within just days of being considered even a viable infant outside the womb, he and his doctors fought for his tiny fragile life. He came home in February 1996, just about the time of his original birth date. With his family, therapists,… Continue reading.

Capital Credits: Do we owe you money?

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Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in Clark County REMC

The following listing represents account balance and capital credit refund checks issued to current or former members of the REMC which remain unclaimed at the current time. This listing includes the name, last known city and state of residence, and amount due the member. If you are entitled to claim any of the following amounts,… Continue reading.

How can we better serve you?

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Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

It’s amazing what we learn through listening and observation.  New products and services are more likely to gain the satisfaction of consumers when their introduction follows market research.  Here at Steuben County REMC, we’ve provided members like you with a mobile application, enabling you to check the status of your electric service, and receive real-time… Continue reading.

Caring for our community

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Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC crews were proud to partner with the Steuben County United Way during the 2018 Day of Caring event held in late April. Our employees volunteered their time to assist with a project at TLC-Steuben Inc.  We are proud to be a part of giving back to this community. Thank you to Steuben… Continue reading.