Fulton County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Rochester, Indiana. As a cooperative, Fulton 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.
Spring will be here soon, and with that comes a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Fulton County REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride out a storm from the comfort and convenience of our… Continue reading.
When? Saturday, March 24, at 1 p.m. (Rain date: April 7 — Tune into WROI 92.1 FM for cancellations.) Where? Fulton County REMC Age groups include 2-4 years old, 5-7 years old and 8-10 years old. Sign in before the hunt, and your child will be entered to win one of three $25 merchant certificates…. Continue reading.
The board of directors of Fulton County REMC approved the following members to serve on this year’s nominating committee: Carl Overmyer, Jeff Grube, Brian Sewell, Dax Snyder, Matt Sroufe, Jennifer Smith and Nikki Earp. These individuals will search for two candidates to serve on the board of directors. There are four districts up for re-election… Continue reading.
Greg Bitterling, member services manager and energy advisor at Fulton County REMC, challenges you to another pop quiz. 1. When comparing your electric bill with your neighbor’s bills, please select the questions you should consider. a. What kind of heat does he have? At what temperature does he set thermostat? Does he use any additional… Continue reading.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital… Continue reading.
As snow melts and the ground thaws, electric cooperatives start planning for their annual meetings. Did you know that as a retail member of your local energy co-op, you are also part owner? You have an ownership stake and a direct say in how things are run. As a result, your cooperative’s annual meeting directly… Continue reading.
How many of us remember dropping into a Fulton County REMC office with our parents and grandparents to pay the light bill? Whether you do that in person, by mail or online today, paying your monthly bill does a lot more than just keep the lights on. Electricity keeps us connected to our modern world…. Continue reading.
Greg Bitterling, member services manager and energy advisor at Fulton County REMC, challenges you to test your energy knowledge. What number do you call before you dig? a. 911 b. All your local utilities’ offices c. 811 d. Your neighbors’ numbers to tell them you will be doing some digging and may need some help…. Continue reading.
Why not use your Fulton County REMC Co-op Connections® Card to help save some money while treating your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? To see all of the discounts you can receive with your Co-op Connections Card, go to connections.coop. But here are a few ideas to get you started: Arnold’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Rochester… Continue reading.
While you may be looking forward to the spring thaw, you likely still will encounter bitterly cold days this season. Even in frigid temperatures, there are ways you can maximize energy efficiency to help save! Here are a few tips: #1: Let in the sun South-facing windows can be a great way to warm your… Continue reading.
Let’s talk about some of the services you might not know Fulton County REMC offers. First of all, we offer a water heater program. If you have an electric water heater and allow us to install a load control switch on it at no charge, we will fix that water heater for free during working… Continue reading.
This month, I would like to share with you some of our plans for 2018. We have eight construction projects planned to replace and upgrade more than 8 miles of single-phase line on the Rochester and Richland substations. On some of these projects, we will be able to use the current poles and just replace… Continue reading.