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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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How electricity is generated from landfill methane

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Posted on Sep 02, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC

The flick of a switch is all it takes to turn the lights on, but how does that energy get from the generation source to your home? Electricity is generated by Hoosier Energy — your electric co-op’s power provider based in Bloomington. The process begins by generating electricity from a variety of resources including renewable… Continue reading.

Heat pump 101

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Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Harrison REMC

Think of the name “heat pump.” It likely conjures all sorts of images to mind, none of which reflect the fact that these systems operate using the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Yes, I hear the groans, but stick with me; it isn’t going to be that bad, and you may learn something new! There are… Continue reading.

Watch out for the ‘big green box’

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Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Harrison REMC

They’re big. They’re often green. They generally sit on fiberglass boxes, often within housing developments. Some folks don’t like these “electrical boxes” (a common nickname for pad-mount transformers) and try to hide them with bushes, fences, or flower beds. But stay clear: Even small additions around pad-mount transformers create hazards. To improve aesthetics of new… Continue reading.

End-use consumer survey planned this fall

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Harrison REMC

As a member-owned cooperative, the better your electric co-op understands you, the better we can serve you. That’s why we occasionally survey our members to identify emerging trends in power usage. Research about the types of heating and cooling systems, electronic devices and appliances used by our consumers as well as the consumers’ demographics help us develop plans… Continue reading.

Donate to Kinley’s Helping Hands

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Harrison REMC

MeKinley Elrod, the daughter of REMC members Danielle Barley and Jeremy Elrod, was one of Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ 2015 Youth Power and Hope Awards winners. MeKinley was recognized for collecting toys and raising money for Kosair Children’s Hospital. In 2015, she came up with the idea of having a carnival to raise money for toys… Continue reading.

You are a member, not a customer

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Harrison REMC

Being a member of a cooperative like Harrison REMC really does mean something more than just the right to buy electricity. Electric co-ops today are doing much more than providing you with affordable electricity. From providing energy to engaging members in activities and making important decisions, we are fully invested in you and the communities… Continue reading.

Local youth attend kids’ camp

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Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Harrison REMC

Two children from Harrison REMC attended Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, from June 8–11. Harrison REMC has been a sponsor of this event for the last three years. Campers enjoyed three days filled with summer camp activities, such as zip lining, horseback riding, rock climbing, archery, swimming and campfires. Also at… Continue reading.

Retiring capital credits

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Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Harrison REMC

The board of directors of Harrison REMC has approved paying capital credits in 2016 in the amount of $1 million for patronage allocated in the remainder of 1978 and a portion of 1979. The board is excited to return your investment in your electric cooperative with this capital credit retirement. As a member of Harrison… Continue reading.

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Discount theme park tickets available from Harrison REMC

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Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Harrison REMC

HOLIDAY WORLD Adult: $45 (gate price: $49.99) Child (under 54” tall) and Senior (age 60+): $36 ($39.99)   LOUISVILLE ZOO Adult: $14.25 (gate price: $16.25) Child (age 3-11) and Senior (age 60+): $10.75 ($11.75)   KINGS ISLAND Adult: $39 (gate price: $64) Child (under 48”) and Senior (62+): $35 ($38.99)   NEWPORT AQUARIUM Adult: $23 (gate price: $23.99) Child (age… Continue reading.

Do safe, reliable electricity and lower costs matter to you?

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Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Harrison REMC

An NRECA survey asked member-owners of America’s electric cooperatives to identify the most important issue regarding their electric service. Fifty-four percent of responses said reliability was most important. Thirty percent referred to the cost of electric power as the most important. SAFE AND RELIABLE ELECTRIC POWER Harrison REMC has implemented a more aggressive tree trimming… Continue reading.

Be prepared when storms threaten

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Posted on Jun 09, 2016 in Co-op News, Harrison REMC

We’ve all heard the saying that “April showers bring May flowers.” But are you prepared when those docile rain showers turn into threatening storms? “According to statistics from the National Weather Service, in 2014 more than $75 million in property damage was caused by hazardous weather throughout Indiana,” said NAME, TITLE at CO-OP. “While not… Continue reading.

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