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.
A beautiful evening ushered in the 79th Harrison REMC annual meeting on April 4. Attendance was up from last year as there were approximately 998 registered members in attendance. Entertainment was provided by Blaise Streets, and there was a lot of toe tapping going on! Harrison County Hospital once again provided blood pressure screenings for… Continue reading.
Lighting accounts for up to 10 percent of your home’s cost for electricity. The two most common forms of energy efficiency lighting are compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Here are some distinctions between the two bulbs. CFLs CFLs use 75 percent less energy than incandescent light bulbs. CFLs last eight to… Continue reading.
A flash of bright light followed by a boom that can shake the walls of your home is a clear sign of severe weather. Lightning strikes can lead to fluctuations of energy to your home. That is why you should protect your electronic devices from power surges using proper safety equipment. A simple way to suppress… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC is proud to recognize our linemen and power delivery professionals. These are the people in the field who risk their lives every day to ensure we have safe, reliable power. Their job is dirty, dangerous and comes at all hours of the day or night. When storms destroy the wires and poles they… Continue reading.
Operations Construction Manager Jim Walter congratulates the Harrison REMC team for zero lost time work hours in 2016 (the second consecutive year). “The potentially dangerous nature of the job proves this is an accomplishment achieved by a commitment to safety, both on a personal level as well as in a team environment,” Walter said. Indiana… Continue reading.
French Lick June 21 | $35 French Lick has been called one of the hidden gems of the Midwest. Wander through the shops in the French Lick Springs Hotel and in town. Have lunch at 33 Brick Street where many of Larry Bird’s sports memorabilia are displayed. You can also try your luck at the… Continue reading.
In honor of Earth Day, Harrison REMC will allow members to bring specific items to the office to be recycled or shredded to reduce the amount of hazardous waste that is generated in our landfills. You can bring the following items to recycle: computers, LCD monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, cell phones, stereo equipment, network… Continue reading.
In recognition of National Lineman Appreciation Day, Hoosier Energy pays tribute to all power delivery professionals who work to keep the lights on. We applaud your accomplishments and devotion, which represents the heart of the cooperative spirit. On April 10, take a moment to add #ThankALineman to a post on social media.
As we celebrate another year of being an electric cooperative, we are excited to come together again at the annual meeting. (See below for more details on this year’s annual meeting!) Did you know every cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the membership? The purpose is to hold the election for the… Continue reading.
Applications are now available for high school seniors who will be attending a college/university in the counties of Floyd, Clark or Harrison in Indiana or Jefferson County in Kentucky. Harrison REMC provides scholarships to encourage our local youth to continue their education. The eligibility requirements for the REMC scholarships are as follows: The applicant’s parent/guardian… Continue reading.
Since 2005, the REMC has been reading the meter for the majority of members over the power lines. While this system has served the cooperative well for many years, the power line meter reading system and associated meters are nearing the end of their useful life. Like most technology, such as a cell phone or… Continue reading.
At the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center, a mascot helps engage students who are excited to learn about the environment. At first, this mascot did not have a name. To find one, suggestions were gathered from students visiting the education center. A committee of officials from the Department of Education, the Department of Natural Resources… Continue reading.