Hoosier Energy believes in being safe while at work and home. That is why we have compiled some ways to protect your property when you are not at home or if you’re traveling this holiday season. Ask a friend to stop by your home while you are away. Having someone visually inspect your property while… Continue reading.
Youth tour to Washington, D.C. Students who will be high school seniors in the fall of 2018 can apply for this trip of a lifetime to our nation’s capital. The Indiana delegation will meet in Indianapolis on June 7 and travel to Pennsylvania to visit Gettysburg and the Flight 93 9/11 Memorial before heading to… Continue reading.
During the annual member appreciation event, REMC members were treated to a fish fry with baked beans, cole slaw, drinks and dessert. There was also a hot line demonstration and information from Hoosier Energy about new lighting options. Daniel Kinsey won the drawing for a 50-gallon lifetime water heater.
Office closings The REMC office will be closed Dec. 22 and 25 for the Christmas holiday and Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. The employees and directors wish you a safe and happy holiday! Rebate deadline approaching Don’t miss the chance to apply for a rebate on an energy-efficient upgrade. If you are considering a… Continue reading.
This year is rapidly drawing to a close, and that means the holiday lighting season is back. Here are some tips to take your artistic stylings to the next level. Safety is up first. If your lights are ground-mounted or can be installed standing on the floor or ground, you can skip ahead. However, since… Continue reading.
Directors Danny Easterday, district 3, and Brian Hawkins, district 6, are incumbents whose terms expire. Letters of intent due by Feb. 9, 2018. Incumbent list posted by Feb. 23, 2018. Names published in the March issue of Electric Consumer. Petitions of nominations due by March 26, 2018. Nominations by the board (absent incumbents seeking re-elections… Continue reading.
Zachary Motsinger began working at Orange County REMC on Oct. 16 as a member services technician. He previously worked at Cooley’s Heating and Air as a lead service technician. Motsinger will be working with Larry Clements on our DSM program, energy audits, water heaters, and ETS service and repairs. He will also enter the meter… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Association have entered into a 20-year purchase power agreement that will add 100 megawatts (MW) of energy from EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V wind farm for the benefit of rural electric cooperative members across the state. Meadow Lake Wind Farm, which consists of five operational sections that flank Interstate… Continue reading.
Our new Outage Management System (OMS) has been fully implemented for the last few months and I would like to tell you a little bit more about it and how it works. When calling the new outage phone number 1-855-865-2229, option 1, the OMS uses either your service address, telephone number, or account number to… Continue reading.
If you are struck by the amount of screens, remotes, gaming controls, charging stations and cords that have become fixtures in your home, you are not alone. The typical American family is well connected and owns a variety of electronic devices. According to the PEW Research Institute, 95 percent of U.S. families have a cell… Continue reading.
One of the seven cooperative principles is “education, training and safety.” These aspects are important to Hoosier Energy — your cooperative’s energy provider. That is why we have built a facility to support your cooperative’s training and skill improvement needs through a variety of programs. Live-line or rubber-glove training allows apprentices to work on energized… Continue reading.
Last fall, Orange County REMC brought back an event from the past, as we held district member meetings. Several other co-ops have also resurrected this practice, as these meetings allow cooperative employees to interact with members on a smaller scale than our annual meeting. District meetings allow members to directly communicate their thoughts, ideas… Continue reading.