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Beneficial electrification

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Beneficial electrification may be a phrase you have never heard. In fact, it’s a fairly new phrase to the electric utility industry as a whole. Beneficial electrification is really taking a look at the industry in a different way. Historically, for example, appliances fueled on site, such as gas water heaters, were considered more efficient… Continue reading.

2018 director election timeline

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Incumbents whose terms expire: Danny Easterday (district 3) and Brian Hawkins (district 6) Letters of intent due by Feb. 9. Posting of incumbent list by Feb. 23. Names published in the March issue of Electric Consumer. Petitions of nominations due by March 26. Nominations by the board (absent incumbents seeking re-elections or petitioners) by March… Continue reading.

Residential battery storage

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

In this case, “battery storage” does not refer to the drawer where you put the extra AA batteries for your flashlight! Instead, it refers to an emerging energy trend. Batteries and battery storage are evolving much like the way LED bulbs and lumens have transformed how we light our homes. What’s driving battery storage? Rooftop… Continue reading.

2018 youth programs

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Apply now! LaGrange County REMC scholarships LaGrange County REMC is offering three $1,000 scholarships designed to help area students further their education at an accredited college or trade school of their choice. REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be an actively enrolled senior. Their parents’ or legal guardian’s primary residence must be within LaGrange County REMC’s service territory… Continue reading.

Your chance to win $50!

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC members who pay their electric bills using any of the following automated systems, will be entered in a drawing to win $50. Eligible payment methods include: Online at www.myremc.coop Bank draft IVR (by calling 855-865-2229) Recurring credit or debit card Congratulations to last quarter’s winner, Karen Ustick of Hardinsburg!

Find savings with rebates and incentives

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Members who use energy wisely by upgrading or installing energy-efficient heat pumps, geothermal units or even water heaters can reap immediate as well as long-term rewards. Most people know that when you upgrade your old HVAC or water heating equipment, you’ll save energy, and, therefore, money on your monthly electric bill. But your electric co-op… Continue reading.

Best wishes to Annis Crum

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC says farewell to long-time employee Annis Crum as he retires. Crum has been an employee at Marshall County REMC for 23 years. He started working at REMC on Oct. 17, 1994, as a first-year apprentice. Crum said he’s looking forward to not being on call and sleeping in. He plans to work… Continue reading.

Add a switch and save!

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Members can help hold down the cost of electricity by managing their energy consumption with a load control switch. Energy management reduces the amount of electricity used in your home during peak periods (when it is the most expensive to generate). When periods of peak demand occur, Marshall County REMC can automatically signal your water… Continue reading.