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Capital Credits

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

The board of directors of Harrison REMC has approved paying capital credits in 2018 in the amount of $1.25 million for patronage allocated in the remainder of 1981, all of 1982 and a portion of 1983. The board is excited to return your investment in your electric cooperative with this capital credit retirement. As a… Continue reading.

Solar energy coming to you!

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Some of you asked for it, we researched it, and we are now offering it — solar energy for your home without the hassle of ownership or maintenance! Harrison REMC heard your requests for more renewable energy. We understand that in our region, it may be hard for some of our members to do this… Continue reading.

Frequently asked questions

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Q: What’s the difference between allocated and retired capital credits? A: Allocated capital credits appear as an entry on the permanent financial records of the co-op and reflect your equity or ownership in Harrison REMC. When capital credits are retired, a check or bill credit is issued to you and your equity in the co-op… Continue reading.

Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment decreases

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 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 decrease to member bills of $0.001914 per kWh ($1.91 per 1,000 kWh). This change will… Continue reading.

Check out this REMC bus trip

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Opry Mills Mall: Dec. 7 Leave at 7:30 a.m. and return at 8:30 p.m. ● Cost: $45 Here we go again! We’ re headed down to one of our favorite places in Nashville, Tennessee! Be ready to shop ’til you drop! Comfortable shoes also a must on this trip. A minimum of 30 people is… Continue reading.

Coming soon: Changes in credit card payments

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Due to increasing security concerns, credit card companies are requiring tighter control in protecting consumers’ personal information. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) has implemented requirements for credit card payments that will impact the way Harrison REMC processes these payments. Due to these requirements from credit card companies, Harrison REMC member service representatives will no longer… Continue reading.

New smart technology can save you energy – and money

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC

As technology transforms the way we live, appliances have evolved as well. New smart, internet-enabled appliances keep you comfortable, while other upgrades also reduce your energy use to save you money. As more internet-enabled technology becomes available, it’s important to see how these devices’ energy use compares to your current equipment. Different appliances will vary… Continue reading.

Working for You: Kellie Parker

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Kellie Parker is Working for You. As an Applications Specialist, Kellie has been with Clark County REMC for a year and a half. Before taking her position with REMC, Kellie worked for Five-Star Technology as a Software Specialist. When asked what she enjoys most about her job at REMC, she stated, “I get to help others… Continue reading.

31 on 31

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in Features, General

It’s designated “U.S.” Route 31. But perhaps more than any other single state or federal highway, Route 31 truly traces the heart of Indiana. It’s really “Us 31.” Literally, U.S. 31 wraps itself around Monument Circle in the very center of our state capital, and splits Indiana down the middle. North of Indianapolis, it’s a… Continue reading.

Not all air filters are created equal

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

I have had members ask me “how often should I change my air filter?” I’ll answer this question below. If you still have questions, give me a call at 574-223-3156 or 1-800-286-2265, and we will be happy to help you. Forced heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems require effective air filtration for optimum energy… Continue reading.

Teaching youngsters about energy efficiency

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Electronic and mobile devices, TVs, computers and gaming stations have become ubiquitous fixtures in our homes, particularly those with children. Consumer electronics coupled with the proliferation of smart home appliances, technology and electric vehicles have slowly but steadily changed our homes and lifestyles. With lifestyles increasingly reliant on technology and in turn, energy consumption, teaching… Continue reading.