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.
As April arrives, it brings with it the showers that produce spring flowers. It also marks the beginning of a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Harrison REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride out… Continue reading.
How natural gas power plants work Natural gas facilities in use by Hoosier Energy add to system reliability, environmental stewardship and fuel diversity. Gas turbines, as shown above, operate by drawing ambient air through intake structures. Air is then compressed and mixed with natural gas and ignited in a combustion chamber. The exhaust gases are… Continue reading.
In honor of Earth Day, members can bring specific items to the office to be recycled or documents to be shredded on Friday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Recycling reduces the amount of hazardous waste that is generated in our landfills. Only the following items will be accepted: Batteries Cables CDs Cell phones… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC continuously looks for ways to support our community. That’s why each year we assist our young members in their pursuit of higher education by awarding scholarships to our graduating seniors. REQUIREMENTS The scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted to attend a college or university located within the Indiana… Continue reading.
The Easter Bunny will visit the REMC office on March 21 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. A photographer will be on hand to capture each child’s time with the Easter Bunny. A photo of each child will be available at no charge, and parents can bring cameras to take their own photos. Parents, please park… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC Annual Meeting Tuesday, April 3 At Corydon Central High School 375 Country Club Road SE, Corydon Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Children’s program begins at 6:30 p.m. Business meeting begins at 7 p.m. Attend the meeting and receive a $15 bill credit and a Harrison REMC 80th anniversary book. Children’s programs available for… Continue reading.
Winter is here and the hunting schedule has been set for Turtle Creek Reservoir located in Sullivan County. Preference for sites will be given to parties of two and three with remaining blinds available for individual hunters. Turtle Creek Reservoir will be closed for fishing during waterfowl hunting periods that coincide with dates set by… 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 $0.001156 per kWh ($1.16 per 1,000 kWh). This change will… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC recently honored employees with milestone anniversaries at its annual employee event. Employees reaching a milestone included: 30 years: Deanna Zollman, member service representative 25 years: Rob Blank, lineman 20 years: Kim Stewart, member service representative 15 years: Jean Dean, member service representative 10 years: Cathy Racicot, communications manager, and Brandon Gentry, meter technician… Continue reading.
This year, Harrison REMC will send members their 2018 annual meeting information and registration card by using a wrap around the Electric Consumer magazine. All members will receive this on the March Electric Consumer, even those who normally receive it via email. SAVE THE DATE Annual meeting: April 3 at Corydon Central High School. Registration… Continue reading.
Energize your summer at Touchstone Energy Camp: June 6 – 9 A fun, powerful, and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2018. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety, and bucket truck rides! Washington, D.C. Indiana youth tour: June 7 – 14 What… Continue reading.
I like the feeling of being able to walk into my favorite locally-owned shop, restaurant or store knowing that the profit, product and labor can make positive impacts on my community. The spirit of Main Street is embodied in these local businesses, just like it is in Harrison REMC. Electric cooperatives are as local and… Continue reading.