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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.

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Deadlines for youth programs are approaching!

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Fulton 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 are… Continue reading.

Be warm and save!

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Posted on Jan 24, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

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.

Planning for 2018

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Posted on Dec 20, 2017 in Fulton County REMC

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.

Tree trimming underway

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Posted on Dec 20, 2017 in Fulton County REMC

Fulton County REMC is conducting tree trimming maintenance along the rights-of-way of our distribution lines to provide our members with safe and reliable electric service. Starting Jan. 1, Tree Servants (formerly known as Mint City Tree) will begin trimming in the Akron area. Keeping trees trimmed back year-round decreases outages caused by fallen tree limbs… Continue reading.

Power into the new year and save!

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Posted on Dec 18, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

If you have resolved to start the new year with a new water heater or heating and cooling system, your local electric cooperative can help! Your co-op offers POWER MOVES® incentives, which provide rebates for energy efficiency upgrades that will also save you money over the life span of the equipment. Water heaters along with… Continue reading.

Building a home?

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Posted on Nov 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

When planning to build a new home, avoid the pitfalls of drafty rooms, poor air circulation and high electric bills. Build a Touchstone Energy® Home to live comfortably — while receiving incentives for a new home guaranteed to save you money. The Touchstone Energy Home program, which is available through your local electric cooperative, guides… Continue reading.

Decorate with safety in mind

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Fulton County REMC

We have made through the long, warm days of summer. The leaves have fallen. We have put away the Halloween decorations, and the extra five pounds we gained from Thanksgiving has made us add another notch on our belts. You know what that means? Christmas is just around the corner. In the rush of decorating,… Continue reading.

Growing up co-op

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Fulton County REMC

I love the feeling of being able to walk into my favorite locally-owned shop, restaurant or store knowing that the profit, product and labor can make positive impacts on my community. The spirit of Main Street is embodied in these local businesses, just like it is in Fulton County REMC. Electric cooperatives are as local… Continue reading.

Save energy in your home

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Fulton County REMC

Wow, an AC battery! I didn’t even know they existed! Well, if you own an electric water heater with a load control switch, you have one. Now, I know that you might be thinking I am crazy. But it’s true. You have a way to store AC power, or maybe I should say store energy… Continue reading.

Youth programs

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Fulton County REMC

Indiana Electric Cooperative Page Day – Jan. 31, Feb. 7 Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. See the Senate in action, observe policy debates, assist legistlators during session, and tour the governor’s office and Statehouse. REQUIREMENTS You must be available on Jan. 31 or Feb. 7 and… Continue reading.

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