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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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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  However, there are numerous accounts with outdated information.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.

Annual meeting recap

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Harrison REMC

The chance of rain and storms affected the attendance at the 80th Harrison REMC annual meeting on April 3. Attendance was down, with approximately 720 registered members in attendance.  Those attending enjoyed music by Corydon LIVE! Informational booths were provided by Hoosier Energy, Harrison REMC and Indiana Electric Cooperatives. Harrison County Hospital was also on… 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.

How landfill methane power plants work

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Posted on Apr 18, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy landfill methane gas (LMG) units generate 18 megawatts of energy. It is part of the “all of the above” energy strategy that includes coal, natural gas and other renewable sources. LMG systems capture gases released from decaying organic material in solid waste landfills to power gas turbines like the one shown. Landfill generation… Continue reading.

Hydropower keeps energy flowing

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Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Since 2012, Hoosier Energy has had a power purchase agreement at a 4-megawatt hydroelectric facility near Dayton, Illinois. The plant produces about 18,000 megawatt-hours annually — enough to power about 1,500 homes. A 600-foot long dam on the Fox River regulates water flow that is directed to a side canal. Electricity at this facility is… Continue reading.

Build your dream home with efficiency in mind

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

The Touchstone Energy® Home program is alive and well at Harrison REMC. For 2018, we have fine-tuned this program that assists members in building a comfortable, new home. The major new features to consider are: After the completed Touchstone Energy Home is performance-tested and shown to meet all the program requirements, the homeowner will receive… Continue reading.

Congratulations, Harrison REMC

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Because of the co-op’s commitment to safety, Harrison REMC celebrated zero lost time hours or injuries for the third consecutive year. Operations Construction Manager Jim Walter acknowledged REMC team members for their accomplishment. “The potentially dangerous nature of the job proves this is an accomplishment achieved by the commitment to safety both personally and as… Continue reading.

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