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.
This time of year, people start thinking about personal New Year’s resolution goals. While making your personal goals, think about one for your home, too. Maybe this year you could focus on energy efficiency and saving money on large energy users, like lighting. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2014, residential lighting… Continue reading.
If you have resolved to start the new year with a new water heater or heating and cooling system, your local electric cooperative can help! Your co-op offers POWER MOVES® incentives, which provide rebates for energy efficiency upgrades that will also save you money over the life span of the equipment. Water heaters along with… Continue reading.
When planning to build a new home, avoid the pitfalls of drafty rooms, poor air circulation and high electric bills. Build a Touchstone Energy® Home to live comfortably — while receiving incentives for a new home guaranteed to save you money. The Touchstone Energy Home program, which is available through your local electric cooperative, guides… Continue reading.
On Oct. 23, an American Airlines Airbus touched down at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., and taxied through a water cannon salute from the airport fire department to a terminal packed with well-wishers. The plane, which left Lafayette’s airport that morning, was the 600th in the Honor Flight program, and several of the veterans… Continue reading.
At Kankakee Valley REMC, we are trying something new! We are owned by you. And as owners, you should have access to the information you may need and/or want about your cooperative. We have begun publishing a summary of the minutes from our latest board meeting. The meeting minutes can be found on our website… Continue reading.
The day after Thanksgiving kicks off the Christmas shopping season. While you’re out getting that special gift for family, pick up one to share with someone in need. Kankakee Valley REMC is involved again this year in making Christmas morning wishes come true through the U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The… 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: Ryobi expandable attachments: chain saw tree trimmer, hard blade brush trimmer, hedge trimmer, fits 2 & 4 cyl…. Continue reading.
Each year, Kankakee Valley REMC offers a variety of youth programs to help young people develop the skills they need to become healthy adults and strong local leaders. How do these programs — which include serving as a page at the Indiana Statehouse, spending time at a summer camp and on a trip to Washington,… Continue reading.
When Hurricane Irma made U.S. landfall in September, its devastation left over 6 million people in Florida, Georgia and other southern states without electricity. The next day, Kankakee Valley REMC’s Chris Brown, journeyman linemen, and Chris Frank, apprentice linemen, said farewell to their families and joined a team of 65 electric co-op linemen from around… Continue reading.
Since 1995, Indiana’s electric cooperatives have supported the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana in blue ribbon fashion. To date, we have donated more than $134,000 and have enabled Ronald McDonald House Charities to continue providing needed services to Indiana families. This year, as part of our efforts, KVREMC is hosting a supply drive to collect… 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 Trading Post ads appear in the order received and are printed as space allows. Advertisements for businesses will only be… Continue reading.