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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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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.

A scientific solution

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Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

One of the byproducts of modern coal plant operations is a fluffy, cakelike substance called gypsum. Thicker than sand, but porous, synthetic gypsum is a much sought-after product for the wallboard, cement and agricultural industries. Gypsum is manufactured from the very substance that the scrubber system removes from coal plant exhaust gas – sulfur dioxide…. Continue reading.

Going the extra mile

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Co-op News, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electric network. Miles of distribution lines link member-consumers to low-cost, cooperative power. Unlike traditional utilities that serve dense population centers, rural electric cooperatives serve fewer members per mile of line, which could potentially increase the cost of service per member consumer. Despite that disparity, your REMC provides… Continue reading.

Commitment to youth

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

Touchstone Energy Camp In June, Jeremy Mueller, son of Mark and Elizabeth Mueller, and Bryce Gentry, son of Brandon and Shana Gentry, from Harrison REMC attended Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh. Campers enjoyed three days filled with zip lining, horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming and campfires. Campers also learned about electric safety and other… Continue reading.

Employee update

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

New hire Harrison REMC employees and directors would like to welcome Jenny Carnley to the REMC team!  She started May 22 as a member service representative. Carnley and her family live in Corydon. Retirement Member Service Representative Debbie Koenig retired on June 30 after 24 years at Harrison REMC. While working at the front counter,… Continue reading.

Capital credits

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

The board of directors of Harrison REMC has approved paying capital credits in 2017 in the amount of $1 million for patronage allocated in the remainder of 1979, all of 1980 and a portion of 1981. The board is excited to return your investment in your electric cooperative with this capital credit retirement. As a… Continue reading.

The value of electric co-ops

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

There are three main types of electricity providers in the U.S. Investor-owned utilities (IOUs) serve primarily densely populated areas such as Louisville and Indianapolis. Municipally-owned utilities also serve densely populated cities from the very large to the very small. And, of course, there are rural electric cooperatives like Harrison REMC that serve less populated parts… Continue reading.

Attend a free seminar about home efficiency

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

If you’re in the market to buy or build a home, or you’re ready to remodel your current home, attend one of the REMC’s FREE Touchstone Energy® Home seminars. You’ll learn great ways to save money through energy-efficient construction techniques. Seminars are 7-9:30 p.m. at Harrison REMC, 1165 Old Forest Road, Corydon. High Performance Home,… Continue reading.

Discount theme park tickets available from Harrison REMC

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

Stop by the Harrison REMC office on Old Forest Road, Corydon, to purchase your tickets today, or call 812-738-4115 or 812-951-2323 for more information. Holiday World Adult: $45 (REMC price), $49.99 (gate price) Child (under 54″ tall) and senior (age 60+): $36 (REMC price), $39.99 (gate price) Louisville Zoo Adult: $15 (REMC price), $16.25 (gate price) Child… Continue reading.

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