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.
If you have resolved to start the new year with a new water heater or heating and cooling system, your local electric cooperative can help! Your co-op offers POWER MOVES® incentives, which provide rebates for energy efficiency upgrades that will also save you money over the life span of the equipment. Water heaters along with… Continue reading.
It’s amazing what we learn through listening and observation. New products and services are more likely to gain the satisfaction of consumers when their introduction follows market research. At Miami-Cass REMC, we’ve provided members with SmartHub, enabling them to check the status of their electric service, and receive updates on energy use. Our members are… Continue reading.
Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. Monthly legal report was given by Fetty. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. October monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Financial… Continue reading.
The Miami County Distinguished Young Women scholarship program is one of the recent recipients of an Operation Round Up grant. The program, formally known as the Junior Miss program, just completed its 49th year in Miami County. The oldest and largest scholarship program for high school girls, it provided almost $1.5 billion to program participants… Continue reading.
When planning to build a new home, avoid the pitfalls of drafty rooms, poor air circulation and high electric bills. Build a Touchstone Energy® Home to live comfortably — while receiving incentives for a new home guaranteed to save you money. The Touchstone Energy Home program, which is available through your local electric cooperative, guides… Continue reading.
Unfortunately, in today’s world, scams are inevitable. Scammers can threaten you with everything from legal action involving the IRS to turning off power to your home. Utility scams often involve an individual or group posing as an employee of your electric cooperative. The scammer may use threatening language in order to frighten you into offering… Continue reading.
In accordance with our bylaws, we must annually notify each Miami-Cass member if they were assigned a portion of margins realized in the previous year (2016). Capital credits are the assignment of margins, and we are required to have a permanent record of any credits assigned to you. Each year in the Electric Consumer, we… Continue reading.
Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Aleasha Boling attended via teleconference. IEC board report was given by Mark Hahn. Monthly legal report was given by Boling. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved as amended. September monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed… Continue reading.
Lineman Derek Haynes joined the Miami-Cass County REMC team on Oct. 2. He is a student at Indiana Wesleyan University and will receive his bachelor’s degree in business management in April. Haynes has been married for six years and has two children — a four-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter. He and his family attend… Continue reading.
The Miami-Cass REMC office will be closed on Dec. 25 and 26, as well as Jan. 1, for the holidays. We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Wabash Valley Power recently joined its member cooperatives to dedicate three new solar array sites in Peru, Indiana; Paris, Illinois; and Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The new sites will join existing arrays in Danville and Wanatah, Indiana, to produce electricity for a new community solar program called Co-op Solar, which will be available to members of… Continue reading.
I love the feeling of walking into my favorite locally-owned shop, restaurant or store knowing that the profit, product and labor can make positive impacts on my community. The spirit of Main Street is embodied in these local businesses, just like it is at Miami-Cass REMC. Electric cooperatives are local, community centered and were founded… Continue reading.