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.
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: 10 acres,.partial woods, located on Hwy 8 within Knox city limits. Can be subdivided for building or farming…. Continue reading.
Maintaining the rights-of-way along which Kankakee Valley REMC power lines pass is one of the “rites” of spring and summer critical in keeping your safe, reliable power flowing. Here’s this summer’s schedule. Spraying July and run to early August. Contract crews will be working in the following areas (also shown on the map at right):… Continue reading.
Your cooperative is embarking on some exciting opportunities. Last year, your leadership team reviewed Kankakee Valley REMC’s strategic plan. This “road map,” established by the leadership team, identifies the co-op’s key areas of opportunity. Each area will strengthen and advance our rural communities now and in the future. One of our focuses is the digital… Continue reading.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.
If you didn’t make it to this year’s annual meeting, you missed a great celebration. A total of 640 registered members took part in the April 10 meeting. This is the highest registered member attendance since 1979. All members received a lighted outlet cover and a $10 bill credit as a welcome gift. In addition,… Continue reading.
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.