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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.

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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.

Bill redesign unveiled

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Showcasing new colors, more information and an updated layout, Noble REMC will unveil the redesign of its bill this month in an effort to make paying for and understanding it that much simpler. In the first overhaul of our bill in about 20 years, the design will allow members to more easily read and understand… Continue reading.

Future planning

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

The Monday after our June annual meeting, employees were busy putting everything away and back in order for next year’s event. We also made notes on items to improve and shared comments from the meeting. Thank you to the nearly 2,500 members who attended this year’s meeting. Everyone seemed to have a great time learning… Continue reading.

Scholarships awarded

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Noble REMC is proud to announce the recipients of our 2018 scholarships. We awarded three $1,000 scholarships to help students in our community further their education. The recipients’ parents or guardians must be a member of Noble REMC to qualify. Candidates were judged based on grade point average, a short autobiography and letters of recommendation,… Continue reading.

Making your pennies count

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Through the generosity of more than 80 percent of Noble REMC members, the cooperative was able to disburse more than $18,000 in grants in the latest cycle of the Operation Round Up program. Participating members graciously allow their electric bills to be rounded to the nearest dollar, and these pennies per month are placed in… Continue reading.

Membership matters

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Cooperative employees and directors are often asked why customers are called “members.” The answer is simple — our members own our business. Every decision Noble REMC makes directly benefits you – our owner-members.  Member driven and member owned, we look out for you because we are you. With members in charge, you can feel confident… Continue reading.

With appreciation

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Noble REMC is bidding a sincere farewell to two longstanding directors of its board. After nearly four decades representing District 7, Bob Marshall is choosing to hand over the reins to a new director, while 15-year veteran Steve Kirkpatrick (District 6) is planning to potentially relocate outside of the Noble REMC service territory in the… Continue reading.

Grant helps protect local land

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

To assist the ACRES Land Trust’s mission to protect local land, Noble REMC recently awarded its first-ever EnviroWatts grant to the organization’s cause. The $2,500 grant will go toward offsetting the costs of protecting and caring for Noble County properties, which can total more than $38,000 annually. Managing 960 acres across 13 preserves, the organization’s… Continue reading.

Geothermal tax credit reinstated

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Locally, Noble REMC members who upgrade to a geothermal heating and cooling system can be rewarded with a POWER MOVES® rebate. Now, those who make the environmentally-friendly improvement have the opportunity for a federal tax credit, as well.  In February, Congress approved a budget which reinstated the federal tax credit on residential and commercial geothermal… Continue reading.

Safety above all else

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small as well as companies across all industries are committed to safety. Sports leagues, at every level, take safety seriously.  Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often overlooked in… Continue reading.

Closer to nature

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

While walking the trails of a nature preserve, most people are looking up into the trees expecting to see creatures and greenery, as leaves and grass crunch under their boots. But on certain days at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, a Noble REMC member, visitors may also see a completely different sight… Continue reading.

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