LaGrange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in LaGrange, Indiana. As a cooperative, LaGrange County 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.
All cooperative businesses around the world operate in accordance with the seven cooperative principles, but less known is the fact that cooperatives have also adopted a set of values that helps put these principles into practice. These values include self-help, responsibility, democracy, equality and equity, which equate to a belief in honesty, openness, social responsibility… Continue reading.
By KELLY LYNCH When LaGrange County REMC restructured the leadership of its operations department, no one expected the transition to be quite so seamless. But after months in place, it’s developed into a successful team endeavor that promotes cooperation and communication both within the co-op and with our members. Three employees now lead the operations… Continue reading.
Cooler temps are here! Is your home’s heating system ready? Replace furnace filters once a month or as recommended. If you heat your home with warm-air registers, baseboard heaters or radiators, remember to clean them regularly to increase efficiency. — Energy.gov
Co-op Solar is an easy, affordable way to take advantage of solar energy without investing in the installation and maintenance of a personal array. For those who voiced their interest in such a program, LaGrange County REMC wanted to make sure we had more than one option for participating in the program, which provides renewable… Continue reading.
As technology evolves and improves, so does LaGrange County REMC’s online presence. We are launching two new online programs to help you more easily understand your account information, as well as provide transparency when it’s needed most. The first is our online Member Service Center, an avenue for members to learn more about their electricity… Continue reading.
The cooling temperatures and kids once again climbing the school bus steps to head to school mean that fall is quickly approaching! The changing season also can serve as an alarm clock to prepare for what is to come – winter. Early fall is the perfect time to prepare your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning… Continue reading.
There might’ve been a time when you came across an antique or old item in your attic or basement that you could sell for money. Yet did you know that there could very easily be some additional treasures in the form of air leaks – and finding (and sealing) them could lead to energy savings! … Continue reading.
While our team at LaGrange County REMC puts a lot of effort and care into our community to support its residents, some employees expand their mission to help others on a global scale. In July, 22-year-old Apprentice Lineman Colton Feller used his time off to travel to Kiganjo, Kenya, where he helped make repairs at… Continue reading.
Concern for community and cooperation among cooperatives are two of our founding principles, and during the recent LaGrange County 4-H Fair, LaGrange County REMC and Noble REMC showcased both. To serve as unbiased judges, LaGrange County REMC asked Noble REMC Energy Advisor Brian Hawk and System Engineer Kenny Kill to evaluate entries in the 4-H… Continue reading.
It’s happened to all of us. In the rush of life and deadlines, we get the call or email alerting us we’ve missed a bill payment. Luckily, it’s an issue that can be easily solved through LaGrange County REMC’s auto pay program. While the cooperative has provided the option for those with monthly billing for… Continue reading.
Through the generosity of nearly 75 percent of our members, three organizations in our community recently benefited from LaGrange County REMC’s Operation Round Up program. Operation Round Up is a voluntary program allowing members to round up their monthly bills to the nearest dollar. Those pennies on the dollar are then given back to the… Continue reading.
Riding in the bucket truck, zip lining and making new friends are what students will remember from their time spent at Touchstone Energy Camp this summer. LaGrange County REMC sponsored three Lakeland Middle School students — Quinton Yoder, Dylan Baker and Jeffery Mullen — to travel to Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, for four days… Continue reading.