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.
While saving money through greater energy efficiency may be a year-round objective for many members, the way to achieve this goal will vary by season. There are a number of factors that impact energy efficiency, including weather, the age and condition of the home, and desired comfort levels. During fall and winter months, when the… Continue reading.
Deadlines are fast approaching for youth opportunities through KVREMC. You can obtain an application or find out more information on our website at www.kvremc.com, through your school counselor or by calling the REMC. Operation Round Up Trust Scholarship. Application deadline: March 2. A student currently in his/her senior year of high school and whose parent… Continue reading.
KVREMC 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.
If you’re considering building a new home this year, you may be focused on wall color, countertops and floors. Building a home does provide the opportunity to pick what you want but that also extends further than just what a home looks like and allows you to build a home that functions well, keeps you… Continue reading.
Annual meeting time means board of directors elections. At this year’s annual meeting on April 11, Kankakee Valley REMC members will be electing a board member for District 4 and the at-large position. If you are interested in serving your fellow co-op members as a director, be sure to contact our office to receive a… Continue reading.
POWER MOVES® recently released the 2017 energy efficiency rebates. And, back by popular demand, the LED program has returned for another year. If you are looking to upgrade the lighting in your home from incandescents to LEDs, this rebate is perfect for you. This year’s program allows you to be reimbursed up to $3 for… Continue reading.
When our nation asked them to serve, they put aside their fears and put on uniforms. Upon returning, they asked for nothing beyond a chance to go back to their daily lives. James Schabowski, a Hebron resident and Kankakee Valley REMC member, was part of the last group of Lake County draftees in December 1969…. Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC is pleased to offer the following opportunities for youth in our communities. Commitment to community is one of the core principles all cooperatives follow, including your cooperative. Operation Round Up scholarships available High school seniors planning to continue their education at a college, university or trade school in 2017 are encouraged to… Continue reading.
If saving money (and energy) is on your list of resolutions in 2017, you’re in luck! Your local electric cooperative has rebates and programs that will do both. The POWER MOVES® program offers money back on lighting, heating and cooling systems and heat pump water heaters for your home. Light your space when you replace… Continue reading.
With the help of Northwestern Indiana Telephone Company (NITCO), KVREMC is conducting research to determine the viability of and demand for faster internet for you, our co-op members. Kankakee Valley REMC understands that some of our service areas are at a huge disadvantage when it comes to reliable broadband services. Reliable, high-speed internet continues to… Continue reading.
Annual meeting time means board of directors elections. At this year’s annual meeting on April 11, we will be electing a board member from District 4 and the at-large position. If you are interested in serving your fellow co-op members as a Kankakee Valley REMC director, be sure to contact our office to receive a… Continue reading.
The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are some of the most exciting times of the year. We each have favorite family traditions as we count down the days to Dec. 25. While the holiday season is full of excitement, we sometimes miss the magic as we juggle hefty shopping lists, various holiday parties and wrapping… Continue reading.