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Capital credits

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Do we owe you money? Miami-Cass REMC is issuing capital credits and we may owe you money. If you have any questions about the names on this list or capital credits, please contact us at 800-844-6668. WHAT ARE CAPITAL CREDITS? Miami-Cass REMC does not earn profits in the sense that other businesses do. Since we… Continue reading.

Make it a safe harvest

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Harvest time in Indiana can be an exciting and exhausting time, the culmination of a season of hard work. However, the rush to harvest can also yield tragic outcomes. Each year, dozens of farm workers are killed and hundreds are injured in electrical accidents on the farm. Review with all workers the farm activities that… Continue reading.

Celebrating Innovation

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high, and ultimately consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric… Continue reading.

SDI La Farga receives $11,600 lighting rebate

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Replacing old metal hallide lights with energy-efficient LED lights isn’t cheap — especially not in an 87,000-square-foot industrial facility. But thanks to Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative’s Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Custom Lighting Program, companies receiving electricity from the co-op are eligible for rebates when making significant energy-efficient lighting upgrades. New Haven, Indiana-based copper recycler SDI… Continue reading.

Cooperatives see the future

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Dramatic changes are transforming the energy industry. Interest in renewables is at an all-time high. Consumers want greater control over their energy use and payments. There’s no denying it — electric utilities will have to make changes to accommodate these trends. Luckily, Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) is uniquely positioned to meet these changing energy… Continue reading.

Community Corner: Acres of Hope

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Acres of Hope is a place of rescue, respite and rehabilitation. This farm has become a place where special needs animals get some extra TLC. People love to visit with the animals to help care for them, or just sit and have some time to love on them. Many visitors seem to appreciate the atmosphere… Continue reading.

Importance of Vegetation Management

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Members may occasionally see workers cutting limbs and branches or taking down trees along a right-of-way and wonder why all of that is necessary. Maintaining the vegetation along our infrastructure is crucial for the reliability of our system. Your electric service can be disrupted when tree limbs and plant growth interfere with or fall on… Continue reading.