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Save with a switch

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Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Steuben County REMC

Thousands of Indiana residents save money by asking their local electric co-op to install a simple switch that reduces energy use when energy demand —and cost — surges. The switch also helps members and everyone else in their community save even more all year long by adjusting energy consumption during specific times. When you add… Continue reading.

A day to celebrate

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

In recognition of National Lineman Appreciation Day, Hoosier Energy pays tribute to all power delivery professionals who work to keep the lights on. We applaud your accomplishments and devotion, which represents the heart of the cooperative spirit. On April 10, take a moment to add #ThankALineman to a post on social media.

Who is Freshwater Fred?

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Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

At the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center, a mascot helps engage students who are excited to learn about the environment. At first, this mascot did not have a name. To find one, suggestions were gathered from students visiting the education center. A committee of officials from the Department of Education, the Department of Natural Resources… Continue reading.

Hoosier Energy’s education center providing community value for more than 20 years

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Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Daviess-Martin County REMC, Dubois REC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

The surroundings at the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center are peaceful. Wildlife roams in the woods, turtles and snakes come and go at the water’s edge, and intermittent gusts of wind and or sunny skies create a measurable amount of renewable energy. Across the water is Hoosier Energy’s largest generation asset — Merom Generating Station,… Continue reading.

Build it right the first time

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Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

If you’re considering building a new home this year, you may be focused on wall color, countertops and floors. Building a home does provide the opportunity to pick what you want but that also extends further than just what a home looks like and allows you to build a home that functions well, keeps you… Continue reading.

Ready to save in the new year?

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Posted on Dec 20, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Tipmont REMC

If saving money (and energy) is on your list of resolutions in 2017, you’re in luck! Your local electric cooperative has rebates and programs that will do both. The POWER MOVES® program offers money back on lighting, heating and cooling systems and heat pump water heaters for your home. Light your space when you replace… Continue reading.

The value of electric cooperatives in Indiana

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Posted on Dec 19, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative located in Bloomington. The G&T provides wholesale power and services to 18 member systems in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Hoosier Energy believes in an “all-of-the-above” power supply strategy that includes coal, natural gas and renewable energy sources. This strategy provides the best… Continue reading.

Use LEDs and save this holiday season

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Posted on Oct 19, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Tipmont REMC

The holidays are just around the corner. And because displays go up earlier and earlier in the stores, you’ve no doubt been tempted to purchase new holiday lights. Light-emitting diodes, more commonly known as LEDs, consume far less electricity than incandescent bulbs, and decorative LED light strings such as Christmas tree lights are no different…. Continue reading.

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