Marshall County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Plymouth, Indiana. As a cooperative, Marshall 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.
When it comes to power, it’s important to mind your Ps and Qs — and all the other letters of the alphabet! Since May is Electrical Safety Month, we thought it was important to review how to stay safe around electricity — letter by letter. A — APPLIANCE CORDS: Appliance cords should be out of… Continue reading.
This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.
Add a switch and save! Members can help hold down the cost of electricity by managing their energy consumption with a load control switch. Energy management reduces the amount of electricity used in your home during peak periods (when it is the most expensive to generate). When periods of peak demand occur, Marshall County REMC can… Continue reading.
As April arrives, it brings with it the showers that produce spring flowers. It also heralds the beginning of a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Marshall County REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride… Continue reading.
The committee to nominate qualified candidates for a seat on the board for directors met on Friday, Jan. 12, at the Marshall County REMC building. This year’s committee was made up of the following Marshall County REMC members: Michael Fitterling, Merl Hayn, Lowell Lemler, Kaye Schultz, Mike Boys, and Craig Hawley. Steve Roberts, who currently… Continue reading.
The Operation Round Up board awarded $5,500 to three organizations. The following organizations received funding. Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana received funding to help provide financial assistance to Marshall County girls in grades K-12 so they can experience the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). GSLE provides girl-led, girl-centered programs and activities that expand girls’ leadership… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC member and World War ll veteran William Elliott had the opportunity to visit fellow veterans on an all-expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. Marshall County REMC is a proud supporter of the Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. Electric cooperatives… Continue reading.
In order to keep your power flowing smoothly, we work hard to maintain the quality of our electric lines. One major issue that can cause disruption of your electric service happens when tree limbs and plant growth interfere with or fall on overhead electric lines. This can cause power outages, resulting in service calls, extra… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC says goodbye to longtime employee Steve Westfall. Westfall has been an employee of Marshall County REMC for 40 years. He started working at REMC when he was 23. “Actually, I was in the construction field, and I was building a house for line superintendent, Bob Parrish,” Westfall said. “We talked about line… 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.