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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Miami-Cass REMC will grant eight $500 scholarships this year at its annual meeting on July 25. Any member who meets a few simple qualifications, completes a simple entry form (available at mcremc.coop/content/scholarship) and submits it to the REMC by July 15 will be eligible to win. Qualifications are as follows: Recipient must be enrolled and… Continue reading.
Most of us look forward to the county 4-H fair. After all, who doesn’t enjoy fair food and seeing the projects 4-H’ers have spent hours completing. This year, the Miami County 4-H Fair will be held June 24-30. The week of the fair is the culmination of a year-long planning process executed by many volunteers. … Continue reading.
Accounting Specialist Alexandria Tompkins joined the Miami-Cass County REMC team on March 19. She is a student at Indiana Wesleyan and will receive her bachelor’s degree in accounting next month. Tompkins has been married to her high school sweetheart for nine years, and they have a five-year-old daughter. She and her family attend Abundant Life… Continue reading.
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.
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.