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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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The path to energy independence

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Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

While fireworks and Independence Day parades are synonymous with the Fourth of July, no such fanfare comes to mind when discussing energy efficiency. Perhaps it should.  If you think about it, energy efficiency not only benefits individuals and families, but the country as a whole. Energy efficiency, combined with energy conservation and advances in technology… Continue reading.

Board meets in May

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Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended via teleconference. 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. April monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and… Continue reading.

Microgrids: electricity’s future?

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Tourists visiting Alcatraz learn about the island’s prison history under light bulbs energized by the high-tech future — one of the nation’s largest microgrids, which powers the site. Microgrids are localized energy grids that can operate independently. As new energy sources power more of the nation’s towns and cities, new technologies ensure that these sources… Continue reading.

Board meets in April

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Posted on May 30, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

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

Keep cool and save!

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

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.

Safety above all else

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Posted on Apr 25, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small, as well as companies across all industries, are committed to safety. Sports leagues, at every level, take safety seriously. Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often ignored in… Continue reading.

Board meets in March

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Posted on Apr 25, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

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. February monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Financial… Continue reading.

Leaving a legacy

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Posted on Apr 25, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

In just two short months, Dr. Douglas Arnold will retire from his position as superintendent of Maconaquah School Corporation where he has spent his last eight years. Arnold began his 43-year career in education at St. Joan of Arc Junior High School in Kokomo in 1975 where he taught social studies. His career has taken… Continue reading.

The less taxing audit

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Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

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.

Save the date!

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

2018 Miami-Cass REMC Annual Meeting Wednesday, July 25 Peru High School The meeting will start at 4:30 p.m. and will feature music, prizes and more! You can also vote for your board of directors candidates at the meeting. Be sure to read future issues of Electric Consumer for more details. We hope to see you… Continue reading.

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