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.
Commitment to Community is a cooperative principle that Kankakee Valley REMC puts into practice many times throughout the year. Our most recent community outreach program was the sponsorship of trees for Arbor Day. We visited 10 fourth grade classrooms in schools throughout our service territory with a message of electrical safety when planting trees. Students… Continue reading.
Six local high school seniors received Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up scholarships totaling $8,000 at KV REMC’s annual meeting last month. This year’s $2,000 scholarship recipients were (pictured above): Truman Maxwell, Boone Grove High School; Samantha Williams, Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics & Humanities. The $1,000 scholarship recipients were: Rylee Briel, Valparaiso High School;… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC is excited to announce its participants in this year’s Touchstone Energy Camp and Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Students were selected from applications they submitted to the cooperative for each program. In addition to the applications, students were required to complete an essay. These all-expense-paid opportunities are sponsored by Kankakee Valley… 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: Red 2010 GMC Sierra 4×4, ½ ton 1500 regular cab, long bed pickup. Features, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM,… Continue reading.
Did you know you may be eligible to receive a federal tax credit and a $1,500 POWER MOVES® rebate to install a geothermal heating and cooling system? In February, the U.S. Congress passed a budget deal reinstating a federal income tax credit for geothermal heating and cooling systems, also referred to as geothermal heat pumps…. Continue reading.
Your ticket to the meeting is on the back of this month’s magazine! Don’t throw it away! Each year the cooperative hosts a meeting of the membership as a special time for co-op members to gather, share experiences, hear from co-op leaders and elect board members. This is the annual meeting, and it takes place on… Continue reading.
This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.
Don’t forget: your annual meeting registration card is on the back cover of this month’s issue At this year’s annual meeting on April 10, the membership of Kankakee Valley REMC will elect three members to serve on the REMC board. The candidates for the board are profiled at right. They have completed the necessary requirements… Continue reading.
KA dawning sun now energizes more of Northwest Indiana – and the Midwest. Kankakee Valley REMC is collaborating with additional Wabash Valley Power member cooperatives to offer Co-op Solar, a new community solar program. Retail members of Kankakee Valley REMC can purchase “shares” of solar energy for 20 cents per share each month for up… 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: 2010 GMC Sierra 4×4 ½-ton 1500 regular cab, long bed pickup. Red in color with 120,000 miles, air,… Continue reading.