Harrison 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.
Harrison REMC’s employees and directors work to keep your local cooperative in sound condition. Management and the REMC board consider the needs and expectations of the membership (reliable service at a reasonable price) while ensuring a skilled workforce is equipped with the necessary tools to perform duties in a safe and efficient manner. This past… Continue reading.
Being an electric cooperative member offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the decision-making process in the business. Because Harrison REMC is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for electing other members to take the leadership positions on the board of directors to help shape business… Continue reading.
One of the seven cooperative principles is “education, training and safety.” These aspects are important to Hoosier Energy — your cooperative’s energy provider. That is why we have built a facility to support your cooperative’s training and skill improvement needs through a variety of programs. Live-line or rubber-glove training allows apprentices to work on energized… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC is committed to providing our members with the best service possible. Understanding consumer satisfaction regarding the REMC helps us better serve you. In the next few weeks, an independent research firm may call or email cooperative members, on behalf of the REMC, requesting permission to conduct a short survey with several questions based… Continue reading.
Everyone knows we should never, ever touch a power line. But have you ever wondered why birds don’t get shocked as they dance a high-wire act on power lines? Their ability to perch high above on high-voltage wire has everything to do with the connections they are making, or not making. Electricity flows by the… Continue reading.
As the nation’s 30,000 cooperatives celebrate National Co-op Month in October, it is a great time to take a look back — and a look forward. Harrison REMC was founded when neighbors worked together to bring electricity to the rural communities. Big investor-owned power companies thought they couldn’t generate enough profit so they bypassed the… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy recently redesigned its website so that visitors can quickly learn about the generation and transmission cooperative. The site, HoosierEnergy.com, also focuses on helping job candidates begin a career with cooperatives. The process is simple. From the homepage, visitors can select “View Careers” to find available jobs at Hoosier Energy or one of our… Continue reading.
Metamora: Oct. 6, $43 The center of Metamora is a blend of old businesses and homes holding antiques, and specialty shops with gifts, collectibles, and home and garden items. Local artists and master craftsmen provide many treasures. We will be visiting during Canal Days. The street will be filled with vendors and food booths. Included… Continue reading.
I receive many questions from members who say talking about heating and cooling equipment can be very confusing. What do terms like SEER, AFUE, HSPF, and two-stage, actually mean? Also, what is the difference between a single-speed and variable-speed heat pump? My apologies for the heating and cooling industry. It is not fair for us… Continue reading.
The risk of electrocution on farms is common due to heavy equipment coming in close contact with overhead lines. That’s why it’s important to know how to be safe this harvest. If you’re inside the machinery when coming in contact with a power line… If you can, drive safely away from the downed line and… Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electricity network. Miles of power lines link landowners, farmers, suburbanites and businesses to competitively priced cooperative energy. Whether we grew up in the country, or moved here to have the best the countryside has to offer, we live here because we like it here. We love our… Continue reading.
I am often asked, “What improvements can I make to my home to get a quick return on making it more energy efficient?” One word, insulation. If the insulation on your attic floor is fiberglass or cellulose and not at least 12 inches deep, I would suggest to bring it to the 12 inch or… Continue reading.