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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.