Kankakee 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.
As Thanksgiving is celebrated this month, it is a time when families reflect on what they are thankful for. Your cooperative family also has much to be thankful for, and this includes your membership in the electric cooperative. Because of your connection to Kankakee Valley REMC, you help us to make our community a better… Continue reading.
The last time you ventured out to a location you hadn’t been before you probably entered the address into your smart phone or your car’s navigation system. Not knowing the area, you probably took the drive a little slower the closer you got, anticipating your navigation to tell you when you arrived at your destination…. Continue reading.
As we embark on the season of giving, we highlight the ways you allow your cooperative to give back. This quarter, your voluntary contributions to Operation Round Up allowed $24,000 to be given back to the community. See how your change is giving not-for-profits the ability to provide for our community residents. Winfield Police Department… Continue reading.
Look for this column each month as we feature local businesses offering an instant discount to Kankakee Valley REMC members. Just show your Co-op Connections® Card and enjoy! Don Quijote Restaurant 119 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso 219.462.7976 20% off food purchases. Excludes drinks. Dean’s Tire Pros & Auto Care 1603 S. Calumet Rd., Chesterton 219.929.4289 10%… Continue reading.
If you were a member-consumer of Kankakee Valley REMC during 2017, you can expect to see a credit on your bill generated in November. That credit is something we do from time to time, and it’s just one more benefit to being part of a cooperative organization. Because we are a non-profit cooperative, any margins… Continue reading.
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: 22-ton log splitter,.good shape, asking $600 or obo. 219-733-9586. FOR SALE: 8.9 acres in Washington Township on Division… Continue reading.
Since 1995, Indiana’s electric cooperatives have supported the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana in blue ribbon fashion. To date, we have donated more than $134,000 and have enabled Ronald McDonald House Charities to continue providing needed services to Indiana families. This year, as part of our efforts, KVREMC is hosting a supply drive to collect… Continue reading.
The brisk chilly air and color-changing leaves let you know that the holidays are just around the corner! As you plan to partake in annual holiday decorating, you can take some steps to help save money on the décor’s accompanying energy use. Some steps to consider are: Use LED lights for energy savings. If you… Continue reading.
Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high, and ultimately consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smart-phone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC accounts for the following individuals and businesses have credit balances that were left when electric service was discontinued. If you know anyone on the list, please contact our office during normal business hours of Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., or you can email email@example.com. AGOPIAN, SAHEN AILES, ROGER ALTISOURCE SINGLE FAMILY INC ANDERSON,… Continue reading.
Our co-op’s number one priority is providing our members with safe, reliable and affordable electricity. But doing this job requires a lot more than stringing and maintaining power lines throughout our service territory. It requires political engagement. That may seem far removed from our mission, but it is essential to serving you. That is why… Continue reading.
The electricity powering your home has been created by a variety of different resources — all part of a plan to ensure you have more stable rates. Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) creates the electricity that Kankakee Valley REMC delivers to your home from a variety of generation resources that include coal, natural gas, and sustainable… Continue reading.