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Harrison_logo_stacked_colorHarrison 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.

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Celebrating the cooperative spirit

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Posted on Sep 26, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Career focused!

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Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

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.

Sign up for an upcoming bus trip

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Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

This harvest, focus on safety

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Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Doing more with less

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Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Investments to improve efficiency

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment declines

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Sign up for an upcoming bus trip

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Discount tickets available at REMC

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

You are a member, not a customer

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

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