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.
Andrew Baker of Peru High School and Ashley Rouch of North Miami High School represented Miami-Cass REMC on the 2017 Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The high school seniors-to-be gained a personal understanding of American history, their roles as citizens and insight to the important roles electric cooperatives play in their community. Indiana’s electric… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC is a member-owned, member-governed cooperative. When the co-op was founded in 1939, members of the community knew that we are a locally-owned business — likely because they played a part in helping found the cooperative. As the novelty of receiving electricity waned, the founders passed on and new people moved into the community,… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC is proud to continue to support the 4-H Electric program in both Miami and Cass counties. Fair judging took place last month for both counties. Judges for Miami County included Dave Lewallen and Emily Howard of Marshall County REMC, Greg Bitterling of Fulton County REMC, and Rachel Olsen and Garrett Keiser of Heartland… Continue reading.
New energy sources will soon greet Midwesterners turning on their morning lights. This fall, Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA) will celebrate several ribbon cuttings for solar arrays constructed this year. The dedications will take place Sept. 14 in Peru, Indiana, at Miami-Cass REMC; Sept. 20 with Citizens Electric Corp. in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and Sept…. Continue reading.
The nominating committee met in the offices of Miami-Cass REMC, 3086 W. 100 N., Peru, Indiana, on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. for the purpose of selecting nominees for the board of directors to be voted upon at the annual meeting of the membership on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Members of the nominating… Continue reading.
A dawning sun soon will be the newest way to energize more of the Midwest. Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) is installing three solar arrays, which are a series of solar panels linked together to create electricity from sunlight, at member co-op locations in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. The new arrays will join three existing arrays… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC has made it easier and more affordable for you to invest in solar energy. If you haven’t already noticed it while driving down U.S. 31, we now have a solar array located next to our headquarters. The solar array is part of the Co-op Solar program which makes it easy for our members… Continue reading.
What started as just an idea a couple of years ago, has become reality for several students at Maconaquah Middle School. In January 2016, Miami-Cass REMC donated $5,000 through its Operation Round Up program to the school’s Farm to School cattle program. The project was being driven by 17 middle school students led by then… Continue reading.
Most consumers would not equate active involvement with their electric company with helping their community. But Miami-Cass REMC is not an ordinary utility. We’re a co-op, and our business model is meant to serve the members and the community in which it operates —not to make a hefty profit for investors five states away. Miami-Cass… Continue reading.
Counted six board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty attended via teleconferencing. WVPA board report was given by Rob Schwartz. 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 and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Financial… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC is pleased to support our community by offering scholarships to local students. 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 eligble to win. Winners will be announced during our annual meeting, and recipient or… Continue reading.
From showering in the morning to brushing teeth before bed, people use water throughout the day for a variety of reasons — often without considering the costs that are circling down the drain with it. The Department of Energy estimates that heating water accounts for about 18 percent of a monthly utility bill, the second… Continue reading.