Kankakee Valley REMC

KKVLogoKankakee Valley REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Wanatah, Indiana. As a cooperative, Kankakee Valley 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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Building a home?

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Posted on Nov 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

When planning to build a new home, avoid the pitfalls of drafty rooms, poor air circulation and high electric bills. Build a Touchstone Energy® Home to live comfortably — while receiving incentives for a new home guaranteed to save you money. The Touchstone Energy Home program, which is available through your local electric cooperative, guides… Continue reading.

Flight of honor & thanks

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Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

On Oct. 23, an American Airlines Airbus touched down at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., and taxied through a water cannon salute from the airport fire department to a terminal packed with well-wishers. The plane, which left Lafayette’s airport that morning, was the 600th in the Honor Flight program, and several of the veterans… Continue reading.

Board meeting minutes on web

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Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

At Kankakee Valley REMC, we are trying something new! We are owned by you. And as owners, you should have access to the information you may need and/or want about your cooperative. We have begun publishing a summary of the minutes from our latest board meeting. The meeting minutes can be found on our website… Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As a service to our members, Kankakee Valley REMC publishes “Trading Post” on its locally-circulated pages of Electric Consumer. Readers may submit two ads per REMC membership, per month. Please see below for more details! FOR SALE: Ryobi expandable attachments: chain saw tree trimmer, hard blade brush trimmer, hedge trimmer, fits 2 & 4 cyl…. Continue reading.

On the road to recovery

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

When Hurricane Irma made U.S. landfall in September, its devastation left over 6 million people in Florida, Georgia and other southern states without electricity. The next day, Kankakee Valley REMC’s Chris Brown, journeyman linemen, and Chris Frank, apprentice linemen, said farewell to their families and joined a team of 65 electric co-op linemen from around… Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As a service to our members, Kankakee Valley REMC publishes “Trading Post” on its locally-circulated pages of Electric Consumer. Readers may submit two ads per REMC membership, per month. Please see below for more details Trading Post ads appear in the order received and are printed as space allows. Advertisements for businesses will only be… Continue reading.

Creating tomorrow’s REMC

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

It may seem like smartphones have always been a big part of our lives, but they’ve actually only been around for about 10 years. Technology is changing faster than ever, and it’s playing a bigger role in our lives. That’s one of the reasons the REMC’s staff and directors stop and do some serious thinking… Continue reading.

Good reflection

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As a local cooperative, our reason for existing goes beyond providing safe and reliable electricity to our members. We are also deeply rooted in the community. Throughout the year you will see us participate in activities to support and strengthen the community. Annually, your cooperative also participates in Indiana Electric Cooperatives Community Day. On Oct…. Continue reading.

Dedicated to solar

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Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Wabash Valley Power recently joined its member cooperatives to dedicate three new solar array sites in Peru, Indiana; Paris, Illinois; and Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The new sites will join existing arrays in Danville and Wanatah, Indiana, to produce electricity for a new community solar program called Co-op Solar, which will be available to members of… Continue reading.

A co-op of co-ops

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Posted on Sep 29, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC

This month is National Co-op Month. As a reader of Electric Consumer, you likely are aware that you are a member of an electric cooperative. Yet you may not know that your local electric co-op is also part of a cooperative — which creates the electricity delivered to your home. Your local co-op is a… Continue reading.

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