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Decatur County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana. As a cooperative, Decatur 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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Hoosier Energy news

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

How natural gas power plants work Natural gas facilities in use by Hoosier Energy add to system reliability, environmental stewardship and fuel diversity. Gas turbines, as shown above, operate by drawing ambient air through intake structures. Air is then compressed and mixed with natural gas and ignited in a combustion chamber. The exhaust gases are… Continue reading.

What is beneficial electrification?

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Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

by Rachel Sullivan If you are like many Americans, when given the choice, you would prefer your energy come from renewable sources such as solar or wind power rather than fossil fuels. As electric utilities shift to more options that include renewable energy sources and make existing generation technologies cleaner, electricity uses less fossil fuel… Continue reading.

Spring tree safety

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Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

As the weather begins to warm up, kids and adults alike will soon head outside to play and perform winter clean up. Before you do, remember to look up and be alert for power lines and other electrical hazards. Follow these important safety steps: If a tree branch or tree breaks off and lands on… Continue reading.

The Farm Bill and you

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Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

by Rachel Sullivan Every five years, the U.S. Congress considers the Farm Bill, a bill that has huge implications for America’s electric cooperatives, including Decatur County REMC. The bill sets food and agriculture policy for the entire nation, affecting everything from what crops are grown to funding for food nutrition programs. The Farm Bill is… Continue reading.

Winter waterfowl hunting dates set for Turtle Creek Reservoir

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Posted on Jan 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Winter is here and the hunting schedule has been set for Turtle Creek Reservoir located in Sullivan County. Preference for sites will be given to parties of two and three with remaining blinds available for individual hunters. Turtle Creek Reservoir will be closed for fishing during waterfowl hunting periods that coincide with dates set by… Continue reading.

Rebates Are Waiting for You

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Decatur County REMC offers many programs to help you take control of your spending — and your savings. Rebates When you complete efficiency-related upgrades to your home, we think you should be rewarded. We offer rebates on: Heat pump water heaters ($500) Geothermal heat pumps ($1,500) Heat pumps (up to $1,500) Online lighting store You… Continue reading.

Deadlines for youth programs approaching!

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Energize your summer at Touchstone Energy Camp: June 6 – 9 A fun, powerful, and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2018. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety, and bucket truck rides!     WASHINGTON, D.C. Indiana Youth Tour: June 7 – 14 What… Continue reading.

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