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.
During harvest season, many farmers reap the benefits of advancement in agricultural technology. With the help of GPS auto-steer devices, farmers are able to decrease driver error and maximize productivity. Yet despite these advances, safety risks remain. To help farmers stay out of harm’s way, Safe Electricity shares tips for a safe harvest. GPS with… Continue reading.
Who has time to save energy? You’re a busy person, we get that. If you spent your life thinking about energy efficiency, well, you’d probably be working for us. But even though you might not have 40 hours a week to spend noodling over ways to save energy, there’s still lots you can do in… Continue reading.
The Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up® board of directors awarded $2,000 to the Marshall County Historical Society Inc. on July 26. The Marshall County Historical Society Inc. promotes awareness and appreciation for the unique history of Marshall County and Indiana through the collection, preservation and display of local artifacts and documents. The organization strives… Continue reading.
You could be a winner. Tell us your story. If you’re a fifth through eighth grader making a difference in your community and you live on electric cooperative lines, apply now for the 2016 Youth Power and Hope Awards. Electric Consumer and Indiana’s electric cooperatives are proud to sponsor the Youth Power and Hope Awards program…. Continue reading.
Summer is at the halfway point, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Did you know Marshall County REMC has a program in place to help you save on a variety of goods and services — from hotel discounts to fitness club memberships? The Co-op Connections® Card is a free program that saves… Continue reading.
Surge protectors save your electronics from power surges or increases in voltage significantly above the intended level in the flow of electricity. While power surges are commonly associated with lightning and storms, surge protectors have everyday purposes. Power surges, unfortunately, can happen at any time of day, regardless of weather. High-powered pieces of equipment are… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC sponsored five students on the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., in June. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, experience U.S. history and gain a better understanding of their electric cooperative and government. “After going on Youth Tour, I definitely have a greater appreciation for both… Continue reading.
It’s easy to understand why the POWER MOVES® commercial lighting programs have been so popular among businesses and those who are in charge of lighting at their company. Lighting is one of your most — pardon the pun — visible business expenses, and one you probably interact with on a daily basis. But you might… Continue reading.
Pay your bill using the app or see your electricity use, right at your fingertips. Search “MREMC” in your app store and download it free of charge. With the mobile app, you can be alerted when there is an outage at your location and when power has been restored. You can also set reminders… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC sponsored five students at the annual Touchstone Energy Camp. The camp was held June 8–11, 2016, at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend and were selected by their local cooperative to participate in the three-day program. The students’ agenda combined traditional outdoor camp… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC’s linemen work with high-voltage power lines every day as they restore power and maintain lines to prevent outages. But they use personal protection equipment to stay safe. Everyone else should avoid contact with power lines. Large overhead power lines can carry more than 700,000 volts of electricity. Fatalities can occur when someone… Continue reading.
As you find yourself spending more time outdoors this summer, Marshall County REMC reminds you to exercise caution near electrical equipment maintained by the co-op. Substations and power lines carry extremely high voltages, and if contact is accidentally made, the results can be dangerous — or even deadly. Never climb trees near power lines. If… Continue reading.