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.
It’s easy to understand why the POWER MOVES® commercial lighting programs have been so popular among businesses and those who are in charge of lighting at their company. Lighting is one of your most — pardon the pun — visible business expenses, and one you probably interact with on a daily basis. But you might… Continue reading.
Tuesday, July 12, is Kankakee Valley REMC Day at the LaPorte County Fair. Show your Co-op Connections Card at the gate and receive $2 off adult and senior admission tickets. Children 10-15 years old receive $1 off their admission ticket. The LaPorte County Fair runs July 10-16. Friday, July 22, is Kankakee Valley REMC Day… Continue reading.
There are many things in and around the house using electricity. Some of those things are, what we would call, necessities and others are lifestyle choices. It is good practice to be aware of how different appliances might affect your monthly bill. All appliances use different amounts of energy. When I work with a member… Continue reading.
Warm, sunny days beckon families to enjoy outside fun. Sometimes cooling off with a dip in a swimming pool is the answer. Children don’t often understand the dangers lurking in and around a pool. It is not only important to understand your pool’s electrical system, but also to remind your family that water and electricity… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC’s right-of-way maintenance will begin this month. The contract crew will be working later this month in the following areas of Starke County — Jackson, Center, Railroad, Washington, North Bend, California, Oregon, Davis and Wayne townships. In addition, this maintenance will include all KVREMC service locations in Pulaski and Marshall counties. The Daltons… Continue reading.
At Kankakee Valley REMC, safety comes first. Our lineworkers face hazardous environments daily. Through the Indiana Electric Cooperatives Job Training and Safety Department, our lineworkers attend various training courses each year. One course is pole-top and bucket truck rescue training. Through this training, linemen review and sharpen their skills in assisting a co-worker injured while… Continue reading.