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Harrison_logo_stacked_colorHarrison REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Corydon, Indiana. As a cooperative, Harrison 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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Going the extra mile

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Local Co-op News, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electric network. Miles of distribution lines link member-consumers to low-cost, cooperative power. Unlike traditional utilities that serve dense population centers, rural electric cooperatives serve fewer members per mile of line, which could potentially increase the cost of service per member consumer. Despite that disparity, your REMC provides… Continue reading.

Employee update

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

New hire Harrison REMC employees and directors would like to welcome Jenny Carnley to the REMC team!  She started May 22 as a member service representative. Carnley and her family live in Corydon. Retirement Member Service Representative Debbie Koenig retired on June 30 after 24 years at Harrison REMC. While working at the front counter,… Continue reading.

Capital credits

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

The board of directors of Harrison REMC has approved paying capital credits in 2017 in the amount of $1 million for patronage allocated in the remainder of 1979, all of 1980 and a portion of 1981. The board is excited to return your investment in your electric cooperative with this capital credit retirement. As a… Continue reading.

The value of electric co-ops

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

There are three main types of electricity providers in the U.S. Investor-owned utilities (IOUs) serve primarily densely populated areas such as Louisville and Indianapolis. Municipally-owned utilities also serve densely populated cities from the very large to the very small. And, of course, there are rural electric cooperatives like Harrison REMC that serve less populated parts… Continue reading.

Attend a free seminar about home efficiency

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

If you’re in the market to buy or build a home, or you’re ready to remodel your current home, attend one of the REMC’s FREE Touchstone Energy® Home seminars. You’ll learn great ways to save money through energy-efficient construction techniques. Seminars are 7-9:30 p.m. at Harrison REMC, 1165 Old Forest Road, Corydon. High Performance Home,… Continue reading.

Discount theme park tickets available from Harrison REMC

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

Stop by the Harrison REMC office on Old Forest Road, Corydon, to purchase your tickets today, or call 812-738-4115 or 812-951-2323 for more information. Holiday World Adult: $45 (REMC price), $49.99 (gate price) Child (under 54″ tall) and senior (age 60+): $36 (REMC price), $39.99 (gate price) Louisville Zoo Adult: $15 (REMC price), $16.25 (gate price) Child… Continue reading.

Heat pump efficiency

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Harrison REMC

Southern Indiana’s climate makes this a great place to install and use air-to-air heat pump technology. But, Southern Indiana’s climate can also cause high winter electric bills when a home has an air-to-air heat pump. Why would I say an air-to-air heat pump is a good system and at the same time acknowledge it can… Continue reading.

When the water rises…

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Posted on May 24, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

You might have heard the saying, “If you don’t like the weather in Indiana, just wait five minutes!” Unfortunately, during that five minutes, severe weather can strike leading to flooding. According to weather.gov, in September 2003, a record-setting 7.2 inches of rain fell during a 24-hour period. With an average of 42 inches of precipitation… Continue reading.

Thank you for attending!

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Posted on Apr 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

A beautiful evening ushered in the 79th Harrison REMC annual meeting on April 4. Attendance was up from last year as there were approximately 998 registered members in attendance. Entertainment was provided by Blaise Streets, and there was a lot of toe tapping going on! Harrison County Hospital once again provided blood pressure screenings for… Continue reading.

Switch to energy-efficient bulbs

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Posted on Apr 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

  Lighting accounts for up to 10 percent of your home’s cost for electricity.  The two most common forms of energy efficiency lighting are compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs).  Here are some distinctions between the two bulbs. CFLs CFLs use 75 percent less energy than incandescent light bulbs. CFLs last eight to… Continue reading.

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