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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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Don’t Fall Behind

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Posted on Sep 18, 2018 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

The cooling temperatures and kids once again climbing the school bus steps to head to school mean that fall is quickly approaching! The changing season also can serve as an alarm clock to prepare for what is to come – winter. Early fall is the perfect time to prepare your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning… Continue reading.

Backpack to school days

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Posted on Aug 30, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

For 250 elementary school students, having new school supplies and a sharp new backpack won’t be a problem this year. In its fifth year, Kankakee Valley REMC’s Pack-a-Backpack program gave members and community residents the opportunity to work alongside their cooperative with a focus on cooperative principle seven — concern for community. “Hundreds of students… Continue reading.

Sharing the load

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Posted on Aug 30, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As Kankakee Valley REMC continues discussing its possible consolidation with Jasper County REMC, KV REMC’s management and directors would like to share some insight on how the consolidation would mitigate risk to both cooperatives. As shown on the chart at right, the total kilowatt-hour (kWh) sales for both cooperatives are comprised of three segments: residential,… Continue reading.

Discounts at local businesses at your fingertips with your Co-op Connections® Card

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Posted on Aug 30, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

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! Ladybug Cleaners, LLC 1607 Calumet Ave.,Valparaiso 219.462.2713 10% off dry cleaning. Excludes leather. Lemon Tree Mediterranean Grill 356 Indian Boundary Rd., Chesterton 219.926.8733 10% off MEAL. Excludes… Continue reading.

Find (and seal) the hidden treasures in your home to save money

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

There might’ve been a time when you came across an antique or old item in your attic or basement that you could sell for money. Yet did you know that there could very easily be some additional treasures in the form of air leaks – and finding (and sealing) them could lead to energy savings! … Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 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: Masterbuilt outdoor gas turkey fryer,.like new w/ss pot $50, 4 pc bedroom set, medium pecan veneer, $500 obo…. Continue reading.

Online option makes bill paying easier

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Paying your electric bill should be easy and convenient. For this reason, Kankakee Valley REMC offers an easy way for you to view your electric bill, along with convenient payment options.  If you prefer to pay your bill in-person, over the phone, through our interactive voice response system (IVR) or through auto payment, those options… Continue reading.

Playing lumberjack can be deadly

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

“The tree service wants how much? Forget it. I’ve got a chain saw and the tree’s not that thick. It shouldn’t be tough to bring it down.” An hour later, 130 homes are without power, and our amateur lumberjack is facing a hefty repair charge. Actually, he’s lucky to be alive. When the tree kicked… Continue reading.

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