Noble REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Albion, Indiana. As a cooperative, Noble 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.
With more than 1,230 miles of line, controlling vegetation becomes a priority for Noble REMC in the warm spring and summer months when foliage grows rapidly. This maintenance includes spraying herbicides on power line rights-of-way, a project the REMC will soon be undertaking. Around mid- to late-May, Noble REMC plans to begin spraying in the… Continue reading.
Trees provide many benefits, including shade, beauty, windbreak, privacy, cleaner air, noise reduction and higher property value. But the key to these benefits is to select the right tree and plant it in the right place. This not only assures a lifetime of satisfaction, it also keeps maintenance costs low. While we at Noble REMC… Continue reading.
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.
As April arrives, it brings with it showers that produce spring flowers. It also heralds spring storm season, which can include power outages. While Noble REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride out a storm from the comfort and… Continue reading.
Sherryl Rhinesmith, manager of the shared communications and marketing department of Noble and LaGrange County REMCs, is saying goodbye to those she considers family. “Working with all the people here is absolutely awesome. We’re a family. I’ve been blessed with, not just one, but two co-op families,” Rhinesmith said. “Both Noble and LaGrange County REMCs… Continue reading.
Prime Care Ag of Wawaka recently received a $12,408.80 POWER MOVES® rebate for LED lighting installed at a new farrowing facility west of Kendallville on U.S. 6. Noble REMC Energy Advisor Brian Hawk, left, presents the check to Prime Care Ag representatives Mitch Wysong, center, and Chuck Wysong, right.
On April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day by educating the public regarding ecological issues and taking part in local projects to improve the environment. In honor of that annual initiative, Noble REMC would like to remind our members about alternative energy programs available to them throughout the year. Noble REMC’s Co-op Solar program makes… Continue reading.
With the retirement of Sherryl Rhinesmith (see story on page 7), the staff of the shared communications and marketing team of Noble and LaGrange County REMCs have changed titles and added a new member. Kevin Dreibelbis, with 25 years of experience in cooperative communications, will now lead the team as the communications and marketing manager…. Continue reading.
Lineworker Appreciation Day is Friday, April 9, and we’d like to extend our appreciation to the Noble REMC operations crew who works around the clock to make sure members’ power stays flowing. From left are Journeyman Lineman Zane Gray, Serviceman Dave Dunn, Journeyman Lineman Ethan Dewitt, Apprentice Lineman Cody Kirkpatrick, Journeyman Lineman Jeff Houser, Journeyman… Continue reading.
As snow melts and the ground thaws, electric cooperatives start planning for their annual meetings. Did you know that as a retail member of your local energy co-op, you are also part owner? You have an ownership stake and a direct say in how things are run. As a result, your cooperative’s annual meeting directly… Continue reading.
How many of you remember dropping into Noble REMC with your parents or grandparents to pay the light bill? Whether you do that in person, by mail or online, today paying your monthly bill does a lot more than just keep the lights on. Electricity keeps us connected to our modern world. Consider all the… Continue reading.
Your phone rings. You glance at the caller ID, and it shows the call is coming from Noble REMC. When you pick up the phone, the caller identifies himself as an REMC employee and says you have an overdue bill, and if you don’t pay it immediately, your power will be cut off. Don’t be… Continue reading.