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Celebrating Innovation

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high, and ultimately consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric… Continue reading.

Meet Darrell Burkett

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Fiber Technician Darrell Burkett is one of the many people who will be playing an integral role in building Orange County Fiber, which will bring high-speed internet to the rural areas of the Orange County REMC territory. Darrell graduated in 1978 from Henryville High School and received his associate degree in computer science from Watterson… Continue reading.

Community Corner: Acres of Hope

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Posted on Sep 20, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Acres of Hope is a place of rescue, respite and rehabilitation. This farm has become a place where special needs animals get some extra TLC. People love to visit with the animals to help care for them, or just sit and have some time to love on them. Many visitors seem to appreciate the atmosphere… Continue reading.

Value of power generated from coal

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Posted on Sep 18, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy operates a coal-based generation facility located near Sullivan. The Merom  Generating Station produces reliable energy 24/7/365. This station is part of Hoosier Energy’s “All of the Above” energy strategy that also includes renewable energy resources.  This station has state-of-the-art  environmental pollution control equipment installed that is used to reduce emissions. This equipment operates… Continue reading.

Walker named next Hoosier Energy CEO

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Donna Walker is currently the chief financial officer and executive vice president of Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. a non-profit generation and transmission cooperative providing wholesale electric service to 18 member distribution cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.   Since joining the organization in 1995, Walker has progressively advanced to a… Continue reading.

Celebrating 81 years

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Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Orange County REMC

The members of Orange County REMC gathered on June 8 for the annual meeting at Paoli Junior-Senior High School. “This year marks Orange County REMC’s 81st year striving to go the extra mile to bring value and improve our members’ and communities’ quality of life,” said Eugene Roberts, while presiding over the meeting as board… Continue reading.

Local students travel and learn

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Posted on Jul 31, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Several students from the Orange County REMC service territory recently had a chance to experience learning like never before even when school was out for the summer. Touchstone Energy Camp Four local students attended the three-day Touchstone Energy Camp and experienced horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming, archery and campfires, along with learning about electrical safety…. Continue reading.

Patoka Lake Cleanup Day

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Please help restore Patoka Lake’s shoreline to its natural state of beauty and cleanliness for wildlife safety and water quality. Cleanup Day is Aug. 25 from 8 to 11 a.m. Lunch will immediately follow. Meet at the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Office, 4512 N. Cuzco Road S., next to the dam/spillway to receive supplies… Continue reading.

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