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.
If you’re in the market to buy, build or remodel a home, please come to our free home energy seminar July 26 & 27. You’ll learn a variety of valuable ways to save money with energy-efficient construction techniques. The sessions are held in our community room at 7 p.m. Just give us a call to… Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electric network. Miles of distribution lines link member-consumers to low-cost, cooperative power. Unlike traditional utilities that serve dense population centers, rural electric cooperatives serve fewer members per mile of line, which could potentially increase the cost of service per member consumer. Despite that disparity, your REMC provides… Continue reading.
Tim Hayden, Purchasing and Facilities Administration Manager at Clark County REMC, traveled to San Antonio this past month with his mother Sharon Hayden and sister Kim Cockerham to accept, on behalf of his father George Hayden, an induction into the International Lineman Museum and Hall of Fame. George Hayden created a mobile museum full of… Continue reading.
When the power goes out, so do Clark County REMC’s line crews. Linemen are the first to respond after an outage occurs, and they work tirelessly to restore power to our communities. If you’re traveling and see one of our crews on the side of the road, we kindly ask that you move over if… Continue reading.
Kenneth “Chet” Johnson is Working for You. As a Working Foreman, Chet has been with Clark County REMC for 46 years. On June 1, 1971, Chet began his career with Clark County REMC in the brush crew and then as a tree trimmer. In 1978, he advanced to the apprentice program where he became a lineman…. Continue reading.
You might have heard the saying, “If you don’t like the weather in Indiana, just wait five minutes!” Unfortunately, during that five minutes, severe weather can strike leading to flooding. According to weather.gov, in September 2003, a record-setting 7.2 inches of rain fell during a 24-hour period. With an average of 42 inches of precipitation… Continue reading.
Staci Montgomery is Working for You. As an Engineering and Operations Specialist, Staci has been with Clark County REMC for 2 ½ years. Staci’s typical day consists of checking the metering system; uploading readings for all of the active meters to be billed; scheduling daily work for the Staking Engineers; checking completed work; setting up large… Continue reading.
Every May, we celebrate Electrical Safety Month. It’s a time when we shine a spotlight on ways we keep members safe. This year we are focusing on electricity theft. Every year, electric cooperatives across the country cope with thieves—folks who deliberately tamper with their electric meter to steal power. Not only is this practice extremely… Continue reading.
We are proud of the programs we offer that focus on young people in our communities. Every year, high school juniors from all around Indiana are selected to participate in a trip to Washington, D.C. This year, we are sponsoring five students on this amazing trip of a lifetime. High school juniors were asked to… Continue reading.
American Energy will be doing our pole inspection this year. They are expected to start middle of May and will be here several months. There will be three guys, one white truck with Contracted by Clark County REMC signs and a white ATV with flashing lights. They wear vests with “AES Utility Inspection” on them. They… Continue reading.
Our very own Kevin Porter, lineman, joined a crew of 15 other Indiana electric cooperative linemen on a trip to a developing area of Guatemala in March as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to the region. The crew spent two weeks electrifying the village of El Zapotillo in Huehuetenango. The team electrified… Continue reading.
One of my favorite events of the year is the annual meeting. This year marked the 78th annual meeting and it was held on April 8. We are unpacking, taking notes on ways to improve, and already planning for 2018. It takes a lot of time and hard work by each of the employees and… Continue reading.