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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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Board meets in July

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended. Earl Ridlen from London Witte Group presented the yearly audit report. 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. June monthly… Continue reading.

REMC sends student to unique camp

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Posted on Aug 01, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC sponsored Cassandra Duckwall to attend the annual Touchstone Energy Camp. The camp was held in June at YMCA Camp Tecumseh in Brookston.   Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend. Applications were anonymously judged by local community members who selected the participants of the three-day program. Campers enjoyed traditional outdoor… Continue reading.

Youth Tour: A trip of a lifetime

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Posted on Aug 01, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC sponsored three students on the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., this June. The trip provided young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, learn about government, experience American history and gain a better understanding about their electric cooperative and our government.  Area students participating on the trip were Avery Heishman, Kayla… Continue reading.

What is grid resiliency?

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Posted on Aug 01, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Resiliency of the grid is one of the most popular concepts being talked about in the electric industry today. This concept recently made headlines in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which caused extraordinary damage to Puerto Rico’s electric grid. The damage resulted in the longest sustained outage in U.S. history. Lack of resilience… Continue reading.

Board meets in June

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Posted on Aug 01, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney J. Michael Deweese also attended via teleconference. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. Monthly legal report was given by Deweese. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. June monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed… Continue reading.

New smart technology can save you energy – and money

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

As technology transforms the way we live, appliances have evolved as well. New smart, internet-enabled appliances keep you comfortable, while other upgrades also reduce your energy use to save you money. As more internet-enabled technology becomes available, it’s important to see how these devices’ energy use compares to your current equipment. Different appliances will vary… Continue reading.

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.

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