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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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Does the REMC owe you money?

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC posted a list of former members who had an unclaimed capital credit check that was last issued between July 2014 to July 2016 for all or a portion of the patronage for the years 1974-1979. Each check was mailed to the last known address on record at the REMC for these individuals.  … Continue reading.

Shining light on a renewable resource

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Member cooperatives throughout central and southern Indiana are now gathering energy from ten 1-megawatt solar arrays.  Collectively, the 10 solar sites provide approximately 20 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy annually. This is equivalent to powering 30,400 refrigerators for a year. These solar arrays contribute to Hoosier Energy’s target of supplying 10 percent of member energy… Continue reading.

What causes power outages?

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

We work hard year-round to deliver reliable service, but outages can occur. When they do, our entire focus is on safely and quickly restoring service based on a detailed and well-practiced action plan. Believe it or not, there are many reasons you could be out of power, aside from bad weather. Below are a few… Continue reading.

Leave the driving to us!

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Check out these Harrison REMC bus trips Indiana State fair: Aug. 8 Leave at 7 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. ● Cost: $42 The BIGGEST and BEST in agriculture and entertainment returns Aug. 8. You don’t want to miss one of the greatest days of summer! Admission to the fair is included in the… Continue reading.

Safety above all else

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Posted on May 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small, as well as companies across all industries, are committed to safety. Sports leagues at every level take safety seriously. Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often ignored in… Continue reading.

Update your info with the REMC

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Posted on May 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Periodically, Harrison REMC needs to reach members to provide up-to-date information on cooperative-related situations.  However, there are numerous accounts with outdated information.  Why should you ensure your preferred phone number(s) and/or email(s) are on file at the cooperative? Save time reporting outages. Our automated system can instantly match your phone number with your account location…. Continue reading.

2018 scholarship winners

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Posted on May 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Each year, Harrison REMC awards several $1,000 scholarships to local students who choose to attend a local university or college in the area to continue their education. These scholarships are awarded each spring to graduating seniors who live with a parent or guardian who is an REMC member. Awards are based on academic achievement. The… Continue reading.

Generating power from the wind

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Posted on May 30, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy purchases energy generated from the wind at farms in Indiana, Iowa and Illinois.  The turbine generators capture the kinetic energy of the wind and convert it into electricity. Output from these wind farms is enough to power 21,000 homes.  For more information about Hoosier Energy’s generation sources, log onto hoosierenergy.com/about/energy-strategy. Your energy producer is a… Continue reading.

Steps to building an energy-efficient home

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Harrison REMC

When considering building a new home, people will hear contractors make statements like, “I build to meet Indiana’s building codes.” While that sounds good, Indiana’s building codes are the minimum standards that all homes must meet in order to comply with the law. Indiana’s building codes do not result in the most comfortable, energy-efficient or… Continue reading.

Leave the driving to us!

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Findlay Market: June 27 Leave at 7 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. ● Cost: $35 Findlay Market is Ohio’s oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati’s most cherished institutions, welcoming more than a million visitors a year. Located just  blocks from downtown in Over-the-Rhine, a dense historic neighborhood rich in 19th century… Continue reading.

Outdoor chores

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Harrison REMC

The sun is shining, and we’re finally seeing May flowers blooming. What better way to transition from spring to summer than by spending time outdoors? Those at your electric cooperative remind you electrical hazards are not only present indoors; they can also occur outside.  “It’s easy to forget the dangers we can face outdoors when… Continue reading.

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