According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, patriotism is “the love for or devotion to one’s country.” Perhaps no other day of the year evokes such a sense of patriotism than Independence Day. With flags rippling in the wind; red, white and blue bunting adorning porches and store fronts; and local parades and marching bands on display; it’s… Continue reading.
Chairman Tom Crowe called the April 26, 2018, meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., and Jason Barnhorst kept minutes of the meeting. All members of the board were present. Also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp, Karen Forshee of DCREMC, and Shawn Matthews of DCREMC. Upon motion by Jason Barnhorst, seconded by Lawrence Young, and carried,… Continue reading.
FREE Lunch Come enjoy BBQ pulled pork, hot dogs, and more! Electric Safety Demonstration Our safety and compliance manager, Dee Renollet, will teach you about safety equipment used in the electric utility industry, various electrical voltages and circuits, effects of current on a human body, and so much more! Demonstration Times 11 a.m. or 12:30… Continue reading.
The Operation Round Up board awarded over $12,000 to area agencies dedicated to making an impact on the lives of residents in this region today. Operation Round Up is a program that allows members the option of rounding up their bills to the nearest dollar every month, with those extra few cents going to benefit… Continue reading.
It was a great pleasure having the second-grade class from Oakwood Elementary stop by during their field trip. Dee Renollet, PPEC safety and compliance manager, talked about the dangers of electricity with the students. Students learned about safety equipment used in the electric utility industry, various electrical voltages and circuits, telephone and cable TV wires… Continue reading.
Patriotism, according to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, is “love for or devotion to one’s country.” Perhaps no other day of the year evokes such a sense of patriotism as Independence Day. With flags rippling in the wind; red, white, and blue bunting adorning porches and storefronts; and local parades with marching bands on display, it’s easy to… Continue reading.
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.
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.
Join Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op (PPEC) for the 2018 tour of Cardinal Generating Station to find out! Located on the Ohio River in Brilliant, Ohio, Buckeye Power’s Cardinal Plant provides power to the 24 electric co-ops in Ohio. The plant has invested over $1 billion into environmental upgrades — making it one of the cleanest… Continue reading.
Tracy Hawk recently joined the LaGrange County REMC team as its newest customer service representative. A Topeka resident, Hawk previously worked as the office manager at Burnworth Zollars Auto Group in Ligonier. She grew up in the Cromwell/Ligonier area and graduated from West Noble High School. She and her husband, Kevin, have four children and… Continue reading.