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.
KV REMC is conducting tree trimming maintenance along the rights-of-way of our distribution lines to provide our members with safe and reliable electric service. Keeping trees trimmed back year-round will decrease outages caused by fallen tree limbs during storms that bring high winds and heavy snow. We appreciate your cooperation as we trim in your… 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: 4-Goodyear tires, no rims, less than 4K miles on tires, excellent condition, P215 70R/16, $300. 3-way weight station… Continue reading.
2018 Kankakee Valley REMC Annual Meeting Dinner 5 – 6:15 p.m. Business Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 Porter County Expo Center Valparaiso, Indiana Live performance by state line drive State Line Drive was formed when twin brothers Mason and Micah Marrs from Missouri joined forces with brothers Joel and Jordan Mills from… Continue reading.
As snow melts and the ground thaws, electric cooperatives start planning for their annual meetings. Did you know that as a retail member of your local energy co-op, you are also part owner? You have an ownership stake and a direct say in how things are run. As a result, your cooperative’s annual meeting directly… Continue reading.
Dear Member: Your cooperative works diligently every day to meet the needs of our members and our communities. This is not a new philosophy. It actually dates back to when your cooperative was incorporated in 1939. Through collaboration and the use of joint resources, visionary leaders in the community made rural electrification a reality. We… Continue reading.
The Operation Round Up Trust organization had a strong financial finish in 2017, granting $12,852 to six organizations in December. For the year, Operation Round Up gave over $84,000 back to the community, thanks to the generous donations of our members. Pooling the pennies consumers donate to the fund by rounding up their electric bills… Continue reading.
Each month in Electric Consumer, on pages 5-8, we feature the most relevant and timely information relating to your Kankakee Valley REMC. Regardless of the topic, each article emphasizes our efforts to serve you in the most efficient way. As you may have already read in my letter on the back cover of the special… Continue reading.
Annual meeting time means election time for our board of directors. At this year’s annual meeting on April 10, Kankakee Valley REMC members will be electing board members for District 3, District 5 and the at-large position. If you are interested in serving your fellow co-op members as a director, be sure to contact our… Continue reading.
It’s no secret that we’ve experienced some frigid temperatures lately. When the temperatures drop, unfortunately electric use can go up. Electric space heaters are often used to supplement the normal heating systems in houses. These heaters might be marketed as efficient — and some are. But they are still electric heaters and will cause a… 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. Trading Post ads appear in the order received and are printed as space allows. Advertisements for businesses will only be printed when space is available. Kankakee… Continue reading.