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.
In the month of December, Harrison REMC will collect food items for distribution to various community agencies. Members can bring in 10 items to receive an energy efficiency kit — one kit per membership. Donations are needed for the following items: spaghetti, crackers, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, jelly, canned vegetables and fruits, pasta sauces,… Continue reading.
Being a member of an electric co-op is a unique opportunity to be part of the decision-making process in a business. Because Harrison REMC is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for voting for fellow members to take leadership positions on the board of directors. Each April, Harrison… 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 increase to member bills of $0.001272 per kWh ($1.27 per 1,000 kWh). This change will… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Association have entered into a 20-year purchase power agreement that will add 100 megawatts (MW) of energy from EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V wind farm for the benefit of rural electric cooperative members across the state. Meadow Lake Wind Farm, which consists of five operational sections that flank Interstate… Continue reading.
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.
It is hard to believe that we are already getting into the holiday months. And with the quickly approaching holiday season, we know that many people are planning their holiday activities. With this in mind, I want to recap a few things that are going on at Harrison REMC. Bus Trip Since we are talking… 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.