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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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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.

Fair days!

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Posted on May 30, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

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.

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.

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