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Clark County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Sellersburg, Indiana. As a cooperative, Clark County REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Electric Consumer, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Electric Consumer is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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Working for You: Dave Casey

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Posted on May 31, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Dave Casey is Working for You. Dave has been with Clark County REMC for 34 years as a lineman. He currently maintains and installs special equipment such as electronic reclosers, regulators and capacitor banks. His job impacts the reliability that our members receive. When asked what he enjoys most about his job at REMC, he… Continue reading.

Generating power from the wind

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Posted on May 30, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy purchases energy generated from the wind at farms in Indiana, Iowa and Illinois.  The turbine generators capture the kinetic energy of the wind and convert it into electricity. Output from these wind farms is enough to power 21,000 homes.  For more information about Hoosier Energy’s generation sources, log onto hoosierenergy.com/about/energy-strategy. Your energy producer is a… Continue reading.

Area students headed to unique camp

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Posted on May 29, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Every year, soon-to-be seventh graders from all around Indiana energize their summer at Touchstone Energy Camp. Clark County REMC is proud to send these students to Camp Tecumseh YMCA Outdoor Center on June 6-9 for this educational opportunity.  The students will have a fantastic start to their summer activities and will learn about basic electricity,… Continue reading.

Youth Tour participants announced

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Posted on May 29, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Clark County REMC congratulates the 2018 winners of the Indiana Electric Cooperatves Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., scheduled for June 7-14. Indiana’s electric cooperatives will send a delegation of over 100 students from throughout the state on the trip.  While on the tour, students will learn about cooperatives, our government and visit places such as… Continue reading.

Congrats, scholarship winners!

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Posted on May 29, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Our congratulations go out to the 20 students in our service area who won scholarships to Indiana University Southeast, Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue University Polytechnic New Albany. Clark County REMC scholarships have assisted over 400 students since the program began. Please read our publications and visit our website later this year for information… Continue reading.

Capital credits: Do we owe you money?

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in Clark County REMC

The following listing represents account balance and capital credit refund checks issued to current or former members of the REMC which remain unclaimed at the current time. This listing includes the name, last known city and state of residence, and amount due the member. If you are entitled to claim any of the following amounts,… Continue reading.

Working for You: Josh Bohlsen

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Josh Bohlsen is Working for You. As the Operations Supervisor, Josh has been with Clark County REMC for 8 years. Before taking his role as supervisor, he was an REMC lineman. Prior to REMC he was a job planner for 4 years at an investor owned utility. When asked what he enjoys most about his… Continue reading.

Be sure to call before you dig

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Underground utilities, such as buried gas, water and electric lines, can be a shovel thrust away from turning a spring project into a disaster. Play it safe by dialing 811 to find out where utility lines run on your property. Your call will be routed to a local “one call” center. Tell the operator where… Continue reading.

How landfill methane power plants work

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Posted on Apr 18, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy landfill methane gas (LMG) units generate 18 megawatts of energy. It is part of the “all of the above” energy strategy that includes coal, natural gas and other renewable sources. LMG systems capture gases released from decaying organic material in solid waste landfills to power gas turbines like the one shown. Landfill generation… Continue reading.

Hydropower keeps energy flowing

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Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Since 2012, Hoosier Energy has had a power purchase agreement at a 4-megawatt hydroelectric facility near Dayton, Illinois. The plant produces about 18,000 megawatt-hours annually — enough to power about 1,500 homes. A 600-foot long dam on the Fox River regulates water flow that is directed to a side canal. Electricity at this facility is… Continue reading.

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