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TRAINING FOR SAFETY

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Posted on Oct 03, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

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.

District meetings: A time to hear from members

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Posted on Sep 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

  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.

Beware of vampire loads

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Posted on Sep 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Vampire loads come from devices that use electricity even when they appear to be off. The primary culprits are chargers, set-top television boxes, instant-on televisions and gaming systems. But you don’t need garlic, stakes or silver bullets. You just need to change how you handle these energy-sucking electronics. Here are a few suggestions: Unplug chargers… Continue reading.

Need to report an outage?

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Posted on Aug 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Call 1-855-865-2229, option 1. Orange County REMC is happy to announce our new outage management system (OMS). Please call 1-855-865-2229 and take option 1 to report a power outage. Orange County REMC prides itself on answering every phone call with a member service representative during business hours. However, during times of high call volume, like… Continue reading.

Rate Schedule

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Posted on Aug 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

How to compute your monthly electric bill: Use this information to figure your bill for electric use in July, August and September. Rate Schedule for Standard Service Standard Service Consumer Charge $26 Standard Service Energy Charge $0.1124 Wholesale Power Cost Tracker $0.0032091 Total bill x Indiana sales tax 7% Example for 1,200 kWh Standard Service… Continue reading.

ETS Fall Check-Up Special Savings

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Posted on Aug 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

DON’T WAIT FOR COLD WEATHER TO FIND OUT YOUR ETS UNITS ARE NOT WORKING PROPERLY. Schedule your ETS units for service Sept. 1 – Oct. 31 and receive THIS special discounted rate! Was: $50 for each unit NOW: $25 for first unit and only $5 for each additional unit Call 812-865-2229 locally or 888-337-5900 (toll-free) to schedule your ETS check-up…. Continue reading.

Spare change changes lives

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Posted on Aug 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

The Operation Round Up® program is one way we partner with our members to make a big impact in our community. Each month, the REMC rounds up the electric bills of participating members to the next dollar. The extra few cents goes into a fund overseen by a board of trustees (who are all co-op… Continue reading.

Career focused!

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Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy recently redesigned its website so that visitors can quickly learn about the generation and transmission cooperative. The site, HoosierEnergy.com, also focuses on helping job candidates begin a career with cooperatives. The process is simple. From the homepage, visitors can select “View Careers” to find available jobs at Hoosier Energy or one of our… Continue reading.

Patoka Lake clean up day

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Please help us restore Patoka Lake’s shoreline to its natural state of beauty and cleanliness for wildlife safety and water quality. Gloves, trash bags, grabbers, and bug spray will be provided. Just bring your friends, family, students, club members or Scout group. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Free lunch and door prizes! Aug. 26… Continue reading.

Need to report an outage?

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Call 1-855-865-2229, option 1. Orange County REMC is happy to announce our new outage management system (OMS). Please call 1-855-865-2229 and take option 1 to report a power outage. Orange County REMC prides itself on answering every phone call with a member service representative during business hours. However, during times of high call volume, like… Continue reading.

How does your co-op stack up?

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) is a nonprofit finance cooperative created and owned by the electric cooperative network. It provides financing to member organizations including Orange County REMC. One of the many benefits of being part of CFC is a yearly report that compares electric cooperatives in several key areas. CFC calls this… Continue reading.

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