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 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.
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.
I receive many questions from members who say talking about heating and cooling equipment can be very confusing. What do terms like SEER, AFUE, HSPF, and two-stage, actually mean? Also, what is the difference between a single-speed and variable-speed heat pump? My apologies for the heating and cooling industry. It is not fair for us… Continue reading.
The risk of electrocution on farms is common due to heavy equipment coming in close contact with overhead lines. That’s why it’s important to know how to be safe this harvest. If you’re inside the machinery when coming in contact with a power line… If you can, drive safely away from the downed line and… Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electricity network. Miles of power lines link landowners, farmers, suburbanites and businesses to competitively priced cooperative energy. Whether we grew up in the country, or moved here to have the best the countryside has to offer, we live here because we like it here. We love our… Continue reading.
I am often asked, “What improvements can I make to my home to get a quick return on making it more energy efficient?” One word, insulation. If the insulation on your attic floor is fiberglass or cellulose and not at least 12 inches deep, I would suggest to bring it to the 12 inch or… Continue reading.
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.