Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electricity network. Miles of power lines link landowners, farmers, suburbanites and businesses to competitively priced cooperative energy. Whether we grew up in the country, or moved here to have the best the countryside has to offer, we live here because we like it here. We love our… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy recently redesigned its website so that visitors can quickly learn about the generation and transmission cooperative. The site, HoosierEnergy.com, also focuses on helping job candidates begin a career with cooperatives. The process is simple. From the homepage, visitors can select “View Careers” to find available jobs at Hoosier Energy or one of our… Continue reading.
Metamora: Oct. 6, $43 The center of Metamora is a blend of old businesses and homes holding antiques, and specialty shops with gifts, collectibles, and home and garden items. Local artists and master craftsmen provide many treasures. We will be visiting during Canal Days. The street will be filled with vendors and food booths. Included… Continue reading.
I receive many questions from members who say talking about heating and cooling equipment can be very confusing. What do terms like SEER, AFUE, HSPF, and two-stage, actually mean? Also, what is the difference between a single-speed and variable-speed heat pump? My apologies for the heating and cooling industry. It is not fair for us… Continue reading.
The risk of electrocution on farms is common due to heavy equipment coming in close contact with overhead lines. That’s why it’s important to know how to be safe this harvest. If you’re inside the machinery when coming in contact with a power line… If you can, drive safely away from the downed line and… Continue reading.
If you’re looking for ways to save energy and money, check out the energy resource center available on the Kankakee Valley REMC website. These fun interactive tools help you zero in on where you can save the most — and the quickest! Go to www.kvremc.com, then click on Energy Solutions and look for Energy Calculators… Continue reading.
One of the most valuable resources in our communities is our area youth. Through powerful programs, designed specifically to target and educate them on cooperatives, Kankakee Valley REMC is able to provide life experiences that complement the lessons they learned in school. Each summer Kankakee Valley REMC sends a group of incoming seventh graders and… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up is pleased to announce this quarter’s grant recipients. These five non-profits around the KV REMC service area received assistance for programs that benefit the residents of their communities — and yours. Housing Opportunities, Inc., Valparaiso — $1,500 for substance abuse counseling for individuals who otherwise would not be able… Continue reading.
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. Please see below for more details! Trading Post ads appear in the order received and are printed as space allows. Advertisements for businesses will only be… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC is part of a large group of cooperatives across the globe that adheres to the same Seven Cooperative Principles that guide all of our decisions, from how we run the cooperative to how we engage with our local communities. One principle that we talk about often is our concern for the community…. Continue reading.
The Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., has taken high school students to the nation’s capital for one week in June every year since the 1960s. This year, Clark County REMC sponsored five students on the weeklong trip. This year’s delegates representing the cooperative were: Rebekah Barger, Ethan Furnish, Nicholas Meriwether, Kyle Shields and Kyle… Continue reading.
Jessica Noblitt is Working for You. As the Accounting Specialist, Jessica has been with Clark County REMC for 2 years. Before coming to the REMC, Jessica worked at Jay C in Sellersburg as the Assistant Store Manager. When asked what she enjoys most about her job at REMC, she stated, “I love the people that I… Continue reading.
At Clark County REMC, we’re committed to providing you with reliable power. There are some things we can’t prevent — high winds, ice storms, tornados — but we do what we can to prevent other outage culprits. Weather-related events, such as high winds and lightning strikes, are the largest single cause for power outages at… Continue reading.