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Wind farm expansion to benefit co-ops

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Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Association have entered into a 20-year purchase power agreement that will add 100 megawatts (MW) of energy from EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V wind farm for the benefit of rural electric cooperative members across the state. Meadow Lake Wind Farm, which consists of five operational sections that flank Interstate… Continue reading.

Cyber security

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in LaGrange County REMC

As a young boy growing up in rural LaGrange County, I recall we rarely locked our doors — everyone looked out for each other. But times have changed. It seems every day we hear about another security breach, and today’s thieves aren’t targeting traditional goods like electronics or the family safe. Instead, these thieves want… Continue reading.

Show your card today to enjoy everyday savings!

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in LaGrange County REMC

Make sure to use your Co-op Connections Card for everyday savings! Save on prescriptions and so much more. Many local and nationial businesses participate in the Co-op Connections Card program by offering great discounts or special offers to members who show their Co-op Connections Card. Members can search saving opportunities by visiting www.lagrangeremc.com or by… Continue reading.

Employees begin apprentice program

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC employees Michael Peterson and Colton Feller have entered the Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP) to become journeymen linemen. REAP is a four-year program that includes intensive training through Indiana Electric Cooperatives, our statewide service organization. The program consists of 576 hours of classroom instruction as well as 8,000 hours of on-the-job training…. Continue reading.

Show your card today to enjoy everyday savings!

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Noble REMC

Make sure to use your Co-op Connections Card for everyday savings! Save on prescriptions and so much more. Many local and nationial businesses participate in the Co-op Connections Card program by offering great discounts or special offers to members who show their Co-op Connections Card. Members can search saving opportunities by visiting nobleremc.com or by… Continue reading.

Securing your data

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Noble REMC

Growing up in a small community in northeast Indiana, we rarely locked our doors — everyone looked after each other. But times have changed. It seems every day we hear about another security breach, and today’s thieves aren’t targeting traditional goods like electronics or the family safe. Instead, they want your (and our) data. Cyber… Continue reading.

REMC garage expansion begins

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Noble REMC

Noble REMC is adding four truck bays to the north end of the cooperative’s truck garage. Over the years, we’ve added trucks and large equipment to maintain the distribution system and provide reliable service to our members. Currently, the REMC’s large trucks are parked two to an overhead door. The expansion will allow for ease… Continue reading.

Helping our community

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Noble REMC

Once again, through our Operation Round Up® program, we see the power of our members joining together and making a huge impact on our community. Thanks to over 80 percent of our membership for rounding up their bills each month to the nearest dollar and donating the “spare” change to the program. Since the beginning… Continue reading.

Attention snowbirds!

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Noble REMC

Calling all snowbirds! Before you migrate south for the winter, sign up for SmartHub and leave the worries about knowing if your power is out in Indiana — in Indiana! One of the best features of SmartHub is getting a notification on your computer, tablet or smartphone of when your power is out and when… Continue reading.

On the road to recovery

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

When Hurricane Irma made U.S. landfall in September, its devastation left over 6 million people in Florida, Georgia and other southern states without electricity. The next day, Kankakee Valley REMC’s Chris Brown, journeyman linemen, and Chris Frank, apprentice linemen, said farewell to their families and joined a team of 65 electric co-op linemen from around… Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As a service to our members, Kankakee Valley REMC publishes “Trading Post” on its locally-circulated pages of Electric Consumer. Readers may submit two ads per REMC membership, per month. Please see below for more details Trading Post ads appear in the order received and are printed as space allows. Advertisements for businesses will only be… Continue reading.