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.
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.
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! LaPorte Seamless Gutter 1520 Lake St., LaPorte 219.362.9972 5% off any leak solution gutter cover orders over $250 Loving’s Heating & Cooling 2593 Hamstrom… Continue reading.
iCaleb & Company was awarded an Operation Round Up grant in the amount of $1,000 for iPads, iTunes cards and Otter boxes for children battling cancer at Beacon Children’s Hospital and Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Providing both education and entertainment, iPads can help children stay connected with family during treatment and pass the time… 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: Chainsaws. —.20” Stihl,.$175. 16” Stihl, $75. Black tool box, $40. 16-ft. extension ladder, $50. 219-242-3978. FOR SALE: 1954… Continue reading.
October is all about YOU and your ownership in our cooperative. In celebration of National Co-op Month, let us treat you to a hot dog, bag of chips and a drink to go! Oct. 19 11:30 a.m. to 1
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.
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.
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.
Member and employee safety is a top priority at Kankakee Valley REMC, especially during dangerous times. When storms hit our area, we rush to your aid as soon as weather conditions allow our lineworkers to travel and make repairs safely. Before our lineworkers are able to make repairs and restore power to all areas, many… Continue reading.