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Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC will make a Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment to its retail rates as a result of changes in Hoosier Energy Inc.’s wholesale power costs to its member Rural Electric Membership Corporations (REMCs). This action will result in an expected increase to member bills of $0.001272 per kWh ($1.27 per 1,000 kWh). This change will… Continue reading.

A slice of the pie

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Unlike investor-owned utilities that maximize profits to pay their shareholders, not-for-profit electric cooperatives do not exist to earn a profit. You receive capital credits because you are more than a customer — you’re an owner of Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative. Capital credit payments represent your ownership in your cooperative and are one of the most… Continue reading.

No fuss solar energy

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Noble REMC

I am pleased to announce that Noble REMC will launch Co-op Solar this upcoming January! Co-op Solar is a new program that will provide you with the opportunity to purchase solar energy — without having to buy or maintain solar panels! Co-op Solar is ideal for those who are interested in solar energy but cannot… Continue reading.

Patronage capital to be retired

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Noble REMC

The board of directors of Noble REMC has authorized the return of patronage capital to members. The cooperative is returning a total of $771,300, of which about 35 percent comes from Wabash Valley Power (our power supplier). Checks* will be mailed in early December to members who received electric service from Noble REMC in 1987… Continue reading.

Power Moves

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Noble REMC

Busche Performance Group of Albion recently received a $14,400 POWER MOVES® rebate for replacing high-intensity discharge (HID) lighting with high-efficiency LED high bay lighting. Earlier this year, the company received a rebate in the amount of $6,300, making the total amount of Power Moves rebates received by Busche for this year $20,700. The company worked… Continue reading.

Holiday safety

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Noble REMC

The holidays can be a time for making memories and sharing special gifts. Noble REMC reminds you to give your family the gift of a safe celebration. As you prepare for the holidays, take some time for safety! Follow manufacturer’s instructions on all decorative items that use electricity, and be aware of overhead power lines… Continue reading.

Beware of scams

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Miami-Cass REMC

Unfortunately, in today’s world, scams are inevitable. Scammers can threaten you with everything from legal action involving the IRS to turning off power to your home. Utility scams often involve an individual or group posing as an employee of your electric cooperative. The scammer may use threatening language in order to frighten you into offering… Continue reading.

Board meets in October

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Aleasha Boling attended via teleconference. IEC board report was given by Mark Hahn. Monthly legal report was given by Boling. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved as amended. September monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight

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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in Miami-Cass REMC

Lineman Derek Haynes joined the Miami-Cass County REMC team on Oct. 2. He is a student at Indiana Wesleyan University and will receive his bachelor’s degree in business management in April. Haynes has been married for six years and has two children — a four-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter. He and his family attend… Continue reading.