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.
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.
Stop by the Harrison REMC office on Old Forest Road, Corydon, to purchase your tickets today, or call 812-738-4115 or 812-951-2323 for more information. Holiday World Adult: $45 (REMC price), $49.99 (gate price) Child (under 54″ tall) and senior (age 60+): $36 (REMC price), $39.99 (gate price) Louisville Zoo Adult: $15 (REMC price), $16.25 (gate price) Child… Continue reading.
Summer is approaching, and it seems the glory of southern Indiana’s landscape is now in full bloom. Many people are thinking it’s time to get out into the yard, clear away dead brush and prune your trees and shrubs. At the cooperative, another growing season also means it’s time to clear rights of way underneath… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana’s climate makes this a great place to install and use air-to-air heat pump technology. But, Southern Indiana’s climate can also cause high winter electric bills when a home has an air-to-air heat pump. Why would I say an air-to-air heat pump is a good system and at the same time acknowledge it can… Continue reading.
Off-peak hours: 7.1 cents/kWh Summer (June–August): 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.; 12 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fall (September–November): All hours Winter (December–February): 12 to 7 a.m.; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Spring (March–May): All hours On-peak hours: 29.4 cents/kWh Summer (June–August): 2 to 7 p.m. Winter (December–February): 7 to 10 a.m.;… Continue reading.
You might have heard the saying, “If you don’t like the weather in Indiana, just wait five minutes!” Unfortunately, during that five minutes, severe weather can strike leading to flooding. According to weather.gov, in September 2003, a record-setting 7.2 inches of rain fell during a 24-hour period. With an average of 42 inches of precipitation… Continue reading.