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Point of no sale

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Posted on Jan 04, 2018 in General

U.S. electric vehicle sales set another annual record in 2017, with nearly 174,000 plug-in cars sold just through November. But how much stronger would sales be if dealerships aggressively pushed EVs? Last fall, a market research firm sent mystery shoppers to 141 dealerships in America’s 10 largest EV markets to document the EV sales experience…. Continue reading.

Winter wasps

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Posted on Jan 04, 2018 in Outdoors

by B. Rosie Lerner In the dead of winter, we often find wasps on the carpet in our basement, but not always. Sometimes a dead wasp is on the windowsill, other times in a light fixture. We might see dying wasps crawling around lethargically or even attempting to fly. Like a lot of social insects,… Continue reading.

Serving you better

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Posted on Dec 26, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

It’s amazing what we learn through listening and observing. As we start a new year at Kankakee Valley REMC we continue to look for the best ways for you to communicate with us and receive the information you need…. when you need it. This year KV REMC members are using online website forms to conduct… Continue reading.

On the blink?

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Posted on Dec 26, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

You’re watching TV or reading a good novel when … what was that? Is something wrong with your eyes? No, the lights just blinked. And it just blinked again. It’s not like there’s a storm outside — in fact, the weather is beautiful. Another blink. Is there something wrong with the electricity? One of the… Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on Dec 26, 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! FOR SALE: 2-Jensen home speakers, excellent condition, $5 each. 2-dog collars with electric fence, $100 obo. 219-226-6962. FOR SALE: Semi… Continue reading.

Best wishes to Bobbi and Harold!

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Posted on Dec 26, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC recently said farewell to two longtime employees. You may not have interacted directly with Bobbi Richlen and Harold Michaels, but the work each of them performed helped us provide the electricity you count on every day. Bobbi retired as our office manager after 18 years. Through many changes in technology, she kept… Continue reading.

LEDs are back: Starting at $1

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Posted on Dec 26, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

This time of year, people start thinking about personal New Year’s resolution goals. While making your personal goals, think about one for your home, too. Maybe this year you could focus on energy efficiency and saving money on large energy users, like lighting. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2014, residential lighting… Continue reading.

We’re helping you save

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Posted on Dec 26, 2017 in Clark County REMC

The new year brings us the opportunity to start fresh and set resolutions. If your resolution is to save money, Clark County REMC is here to help! Providing our members with the tools to make the most out of their dollars spent on electricity is our top priority. We offer a variety of ways to… Continue reading.

2018 Residential Energy Program

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Posted on Dec 26, 2017 in Clark County REMC

Clark County REMC wants to help members become as energy efficient as possible. We offer equipment rebates to encourage and reward purchasing equipment that meets specific energy standards and free energy audits to help you identify areas in your home that may need improvement. Free energy audits Right now is the time to assess how… Continue reading.