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Miami-Cass REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Peru, Indiana. As a cooperative, Miami-Cass 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.

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Cooperatives see the future

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high. Consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric vehicles. There’s… Continue reading.

Board meets in August

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted six board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended via teleconference. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. IEC board report was given by Mark Hahn. Monthly legal report was given by Fetty. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. July monthly operating,… Continue reading.

Energy-saving tip

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

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

Sweet success

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

McClure’s Orchard/Winery is a family-owned business on U.S. 31 just north of Peru. Jerry and Paige McClure purchased the apple orchard in October 1998 and are celebrating their 20th year in business. Most of the trees have been replaced since the orchard was founded by Arthur Tate over 100 years ago. When the McClures purchased… Continue reading.

Capital credits

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Do we owe you money? Miami-Cass REMC is issuing capital credits and we may owe you money. If you have any questions about the names on this list or capital credits, please contact us at 800-844-6668. WHAT ARE CAPITAL CREDITS? Miami-Cass REMC does not earn profits in the sense that other businesses do. Since we… Continue reading.

Make it a safe harvest

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Posted on Sep 21, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Harvest time in Indiana can be an exciting and exhausting time, the culmination of a season of hard work. However, the rush to harvest can also yield tragic outcomes. Each year, dozens of farm workers are killed and hundreds are injured in electrical accidents on the farm. Review with all workers the farm activities that… Continue reading.

Don’t Fall Behind

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Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

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.

Find (and seal) the hidden treasures in your home to save money

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

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.

Annual meeting remarks

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Each year as Miami-Cass REMC’s CEO, I am given the privilege of addressing you, our members, at our member appreciation day/annual meeting. Here are a few highlights from my address to those in attendance. Employee retirement: Line Superintendent Mike Long, a Miami-Cass employee for 41 years, retired at beginning of the year and Director of… Continue reading.

Scholarship winners announced at annual meeting

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

During its member appreciation day and annual meeting, Miami-Cass REMC was proud to award the following $500 scholarships to the following students: Ayris Gilbetson — IUK Lucretia Eckrote — IUPUI Ashley Rouch — Indiana Wesleyan University Julie Dyson — Ivy Tech Matthew Jelenek — Manchester University Adam Copp — Indiana University (Bloomington) Caitlin Hughes —… Continue reading.

Stapleton joins REMC team

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Jeremy Stapleton is a Peru native and a graduate of Maconaquah High School. Prior to joining Miami-Cass REMC, he worked as a lineman for Peru Utilities for over five years. Before becoming a lineman, Stapleton worked for Bowyer Excavating for 12 years. He has been married to his wife, Elizabeth, for 18 years. The couple… Continue reading.

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