Absolute silence — that was the reaction when Chuck Tiemann, a senior risk management/regulatory consultant at Indiana Electric Cooperatives, told his story to Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op (PPEC) workers during a safety seminar held in August at PPEC. Tiemann knows how dangerous working on power lines can be. In fact, he’s dedicated the rest of… Continue reading.
Heather Meagher is Working for You. As the Receptionist and a Member Service Specialist, Heather has been with Clark County REMC for nearly 2 years. Heather greets all members that come into the office as well as on the phone. She always has a smile on her face and her cheerful attitude helps members feel welcomed… Continue reading.
We are joining 30,000 cooperatives nationwide this month to celebrate National Co-op Month, which recognizes the many ways cooperatives are committed to strengthening the local communities they serve. Clark County REMC delivers electricity to approximately 21,000 member-owners in our seven-county service area. Delivering safe, reliable, affordable power is our top priority, but we are also… Continue reading.
One of the seven cooperative principles is “education, training and safety.” These aspects are important to Hoosier Energy — your cooperative’s energy provider. That is why we have built a facility to support your cooperative’s training and skill improvement needs through a variety of programs. Live-line or rubber-glove training allows apprentices to work on energized… Continue reading.
This month is National Co-op Month. As a reader of Electric Consumer, you likely are aware that you are a member of an electric cooperative. Yet you may not know that your local electric co-op is also part of a cooperative — which creates the electricity delivered to your home. Your local co-op is a… Continue reading.
It is a fact that things cost more today than they did yesterday, last year, or five years ago. The price of electricity has increased as well. However, when compared to things we buy every day, electricity cost increases typically are less. That means electricity remains a good value for the money. The average Paulding… Continue reading.
Paulding Putnam Electric wants to recognize and reward community volunteers. #WhoPowersYou is a nationwide contest that partners with America’s Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives to promote volunteerism. “We know it’s more than just electricity that powers communities; it’s volunteers,” said PPEC’s CEO George Carter. “This contest is designed to celebrate local heroes. It’s a chance for our… Continue reading.
Be a part of a dynamic organization by serving on the Clark County REMC board of directors. Deadline for petition is Jan. 8 at 4 p.m. If you want to be a part of a company that has a commitment to community and the people that live here, consider serving on the REMC board of… Continue reading.
If you are a loyal Electric Consumer reader, you’re familiar with energy efficiency. But why would Fulton County REMC, the co-op that sells you electricity, want you to use less? After all, the more electricity we sell, the more money we make, right? Well, that’s not always the case for co-ops. We don’t generate electricity;… Continue reading.
Halloween is a fun time of the year for kids of all ages. There is nothing more invigorating than gearing up for trick-or-treating. While you are trick-or-treating with your family, keep these safety tips in mind: Kids: Carry a flashlight. Walk; don’t run. Stay on sidewalks. If a sidewalk is not available, walk on the… Continue reading.
One of my favorite quotes has always been “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Yet sometimes remembering our history with the goal of repeating it can actually be a good thing. As the nation’s 30,000 cooperatives celebrate National Co-op Month this October, it is a great time to take… Continue reading.
One of my favorite quotes has always been, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Yet sometimes remembering our history with the goal of repeating it can actually be a good thing. As the nation’s 30,000 cooperatives celebrate National Co-op Month this month, it is a great time to take… Continue reading.