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.
Your hot water energy dollars could be going down the drain if you’ve been using the same water heater for more than 12 years. Let us help with a $400 rebate on the purchase of a new, energy-efficient electric water heater that’s a champion in savings, beating out the natural gas and propane competition! Water… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC will make a Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment to its retail rates as a result of changes in Hoosier Energy Inc.’s wholesale power costs to its member Rural Electric Membership Corporations (REMCs). This action will result in an expected decrease to member bills of $0.000562 per kWh ($0.56 per 1,000 kWh). This change will… 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.
Holiday World Adult: $45 ($49.99 gate price) Child (under 54 inches tall) and senior (age 60+): $36 ($39.99 gate price) Louisville Zoo Adult: $15 ($16.25 gate price) Child (age 3–11) and senior (age 60+): $10.75 ($11.75 gate price) Parking: $5 Kings Island Adult: $42 ($62 gate price) Parking: $12 ($20 or $25 gate price) Kentucky… Continue reading.
Many businesses use the word “member” to describe their customers. Places like Sam’s Club or Costco like to refer to their customers as members. You pay a fee to buy their goods and services, but that is really all you get for the “membership.” You don’t get a right to vote for the board of… Continue reading.
One of the byproducts of modern coal plant operations is a fluffy, cakelike substance called gypsum. Thicker than sand, but porous, synthetic gypsum is a much sought-after product for the wallboard, cement and agricultural industries. Gypsum is manufactured from the very substance that the scrubber system removes from coal plant exhaust gas – sulfur dioxide…. Continue reading.
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.
Touchstone Energy Camp In June, Jeremy Mueller, son of Mark and Elizabeth Mueller, and Bryce Gentry, son of Brandon and Shana Gentry, from Harrison REMC attended Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh. Campers enjoyed three days filled with zip lining, horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming and campfires. Campers also learned about electric safety and other… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
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.