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Why is my bill so high?

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

It’s no secret that we’ve experienced some frigid temperatures lately. When the temperatures drop, unfortunately electric use can go up. Electric space heaters are often used to supplement the normal heating systems in houses. These heaters might be marketed as efficient — and some are. But they are still electric heaters and will cause a… Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 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.  Trading Post ads appear in the order received and are printed as space allows. Advertisements for businesses will only be printed when space is available. Kankakee… Continue reading.

Working for You: Amber Bowman

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Amber Bowman is Working for You. As a Marketing and Member Service Representative, Amber has been with Clark County REMC for almost 5 years. Before taking on her new role, Amber was the receptionist. Amber also assists with billing, cashiering and collections when needed. When asked what she enjoys most about her job, she stated, “Managing… Continue reading.

Deadlines approaching!

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Apply Now! Clark County REMC scholarships: March 9 Clark County REMC is offering $1,000 scholarships designed to help its young members who are graduating seniors further their education at an area institution. REQUIREMENTS For complete requirements and more information, visit theremc.com/scholarships. Energize your summer at Touchstone Energy Camp: June 6-9 A fun, powerful, and unique… Continue reading.

Save the date!

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Mark your calendar for the 2018 Clark County REMC Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 7, at Silver Creek High School! Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Meeting highlights include: Election of two directors New voting options Door prizes and more! Watch your March electric consumer for more details!

We’re helping you save

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Clark County REMC

At Clark County REMC, we are always looking for ways to help you save money on energy costs. Heating and cooling accounts for nearly half of a home’s total monthly energy costs. With the low temperatures we’ve experienced over the last month, you may see an increase in your electric bill. Weather plays a big… Continue reading.

Cold water got you shivering?

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Clark County REMC

If you’re in the market for a new water heater, look no further than Clark County REMC! We have both standard and hybrid water heaters you can have installed or can install yourself. Did you know a hybrid water heater can save you $437 or more annually for an average household? That’s true savings! Best… Continue reading.

Sign up for solar

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

HOW IT WORKS What is Co-op Solar? Co-op Solar is a new solar energy program provided by Steuben County REMC. Unlike individual rooftop solar systems, Co-op Solar is a “community solar” system — a larger system that allows many co-op members to get the benefits of solar energy. How does Co-op Solar work? Instead of… Continue reading.

2018 Residential Energy Program

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 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.

Join our board of directors

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC is governed by a nine-member board of directors that acts on behalf of the membership, ruling in the members’ best interest in matters of the cooperative. The REMC board of directors is the legal body that both the members and the regulatory agencies hold accountable for the actions of the cooperative. Their… Continue reading.

REMC grants over $12,000 back to community

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

Following the fourth quarter of 2017, the Operation Round Up board of advisors is happy to report that five local organizations received funding for community development projects around Steuben County. These grantees include: Junior Achievement serving Steuben County for educational programming in Steuben County schools, teaching local kindergarten through 12th grade students about entrepreneurship, work… Continue reading.

New employee

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Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC asks our members to join us in welcoming our newest employee, Sarah Zydiak, to the team. Zydiak joins us as our new GIS coordinator/dispatcher, working in our operations and engineering department on mapping and dispatching of the crews. She was born and raised in the small town of Broadview Heights, just outside… Continue reading.