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.
It is important for Fulton County REMC to have the most up-to-date member information possible. This includes your current phone number. Phone numbers are essential if we need to send out phone notification messages regarding planned outages or other important issues. We also leave phone notifications warning the disconnection of service for non-payment. If we… Continue reading.
Every once in a while, I get the loaded question: “Why do my lights blink?” This is never an easy question to answer. In my nearly 20 years at Fulton County REMC, I have probably seen at least 100 different reasons for blinking lights. Many times they only blink once in a while and only… Continue reading.
We’re celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Month by introducing you to our line employees. Combined, they have 104 years of experience and dedication to serving you! Fulton County REMC proudly recognizes all electric linemen for the services they perform by being available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in a variety of weather conditions… Continue reading.
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.
Fulton County REMC’s Annual Meeting When? June 25 — Registration begins at 6 p.m. Business meeting starts at 7 p.m. Where? Rochester High School A prize drawing will follow the meeting. Members must be present to win! Kids’ prizes include a Razor PowerRider 360 electric tricycle with helmet, Rollplay 12 Volt Up-Rider with helmet, hover… 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.