Touchstone Energy Camp: Apply by Feb. 17 Touchstone Energy Camp provides a fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in fall 2017 from all over Indiana. Students will start their summer vacation learning about electricity, trying cool activities, playing fun games and making new friends. It’s an electricifying camp they… Continue reading.
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.
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.
Most teenagers would never consider the morning rush before school life-threatening. There will be those days of drama: remembering a homework assignment due first period, or seeing the tiny zit on their forehead now looks like a third eye — just in time for class picture day. But amid the occasional drama and the routine… Continue reading.
Tom Benedict, operations manager for Marshall County REMC, is retiring after 19 years of service. During his time at Marshall County REMC, he has guided the cooperative through many restorations during extreme outages and storms, supervised the operations department and linemen, managed system planning, and assisted countless members with establishing new service and service upgrades…. Continue reading.
At Marshall County REMC, we strive to provide our members with reliable and affordable electric service. 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… Continue reading.
Did you know every cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the membership? We will hold the election for the board of directors, share important financial information, occasionally vote on other matters such as bylaw changes and, of course, the great door prizes! Marshall County REMC’s annual meeting is a community gathering where… Continue reading.
Page Day Page Day gives students an opportunity to see the Indiana Legislature in action. Highlights include touring the governor’s office and the Statehouse. Participants will also meet and have their pictures taken with their state legislators. The program is open to high school students. Students must have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana… Continue reading.
While saving money through greater energy efficiency may be a year-round objective for many consumers, 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.
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.
Did you know that when you use electricity often matters as much as how much electricity you consume? It’s no surprise that electricity use fluctuates throughout the day based on consumer demand. Electric co-ops must be able to provide enough electricity to meet the energy demands of their members during times of highest energy use,… Continue reading.
On Oct. 25, the Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up® board awarded grants, totaling $3,525, to three organizations. Blessings in a Backpack of Plymouth received funding to assist in providing food to children. Blessings in a Backpack sends food items home each Friday, during the school year, with kids who don’t have food to eat… Continue reading.
Batteries provide a portable, and usually safe, source of electricity. From batteries in our cell phones to industrial-sized backups, we rely on them every day. Although they may seem harmless, safety should always be a top concern when using and replacing batteries. Batteries produce hydrogen gas. When hydrogen gas mixes with oxygen and meets an… Continue reading.
Bust out the hot chocolate and extra afghans, because winter weather has arrived. The extreme cold is bad enough, but if your energy use spikes it can really add insult to injury. Try out these tips to help you save energy — and money. Turn off those ventilation fans. If you have a ventilation fan in… Continue reading.