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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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Switch to energy-efficient bulbs

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Posted on Apr 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

  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.

Lives on the line

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Commitment to safety results in zero lost time

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Upcoming co-op events

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Recycle at the REMC this Earth Day

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

A day to celebrate

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

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.

Apply for a scholarship

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Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in Harrison REMC

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.

Who is Freshwater Fred?

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Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

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.

Hoosier Energy’s education center providing community value for more than 20 years

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Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Daviess-Martin County REMC, Dubois REC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

The surroundings at the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center are peaceful. Wildlife roams in the woods, turtles and snakes come and go at the water’s edge, and intermittent gusts of wind and or sunny skies create a measurable amount of renewable energy. Across the water is Hoosier Energy’s largest generation asset — Merom Generating Station,… Continue reading.

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