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.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.
Where would you be without those time- and labor-saving appliances in your kitchen and laundry room? You’d probably be right there in the kitchen and laundry room a lot longer than you are now, tackling chores the hard way like folks did before electricity. And that’s certainly not practical, considering today’s hectic lifestyles! Those appliances… Continue reading.
Safety is a serious issue, especially when it comes to electrical safety. For Marshall County REMC, it’s the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, Marshall County REMC has created a culture of safety by putting our employees’ safety and that of the community above all else. At its essence, Marshall County… Continue reading.
The meeting was called to order by Robert Broeker, chairman of the board of directors. The minutes were recorded by Jon Rettinger, secretary of the board of directors. David Fortin, representing the Stevens, Travis and Fortin law firm, served as parliamentarian. Broeker welcomed the members and requested them to stand for the playing of the… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC hosted a tour with Homestead Dairy, the nation’s largest robotic dairy farm, and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch. The event provided Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch a unique look into rural Indiana business and highlighted the value of the partnership between Homestead Dairy and Marshall County REMC. Homestead Dairy collaborated with Marshall County REMC… Continue reading.
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.