What do yard sale signs, basketball hoops, deer stands, satellite dishes and birdhouses have in common? They’re often found illegally attached to utility poles. But this isn’t only a crime of inconvenience. Safety issues caused by unapproved pole attachments place the lives of lineworkers and the public in peril. It may seem innocent, but a… Continue reading.
National Lineman Appreciation Day is April 18 Tell our linemen why you love them! Orange County REMC is hosting a card party for our linemen. Write a note of appreciation and mail it to Orange County REMC, ATTN: Love Our Linemen, P.O. Box 208, Orleans, IN 47452. You can also stop by our office and… Continue reading.
If you are like many Americans, when given the choice, you would prefer your energy come from renewable sources such as solar or wind power rather than fossil fuels. As electric utilities shift to more options that include renewable energy sources and make existing generation technologies cleaner, electricity uses less fossil fuel per kilowatt-hour of… Continue reading.
Kirby Stailey featured at Annual Meeting Orange County REMC members will get to enjoy the music of Kirby Stailey as he performs at the 2018 Annual Meeting on June 8. Stailey’s passion is Jesus Christ, and when you mesh that with his God-given ability for singing and songwriting, you have a spiritual and musical… Continue reading.
We want to give a few of our members some money! The following is a list of people who were Orange County REMC members in 1959 and have unclaimed credits. We do not have current contact or mailing information for these members. Last month, we made an error and did not publish members whose last… Continue reading.
Shop our improved online store and save on discount LED bulbs. Get instant rebates and free shipping! Visit www.myremc.coop and look under the “REMC Store” menu for the “Discount LED Bulbs” link.
How natural gas power plants work Natural gas facilities in use by Hoosier Energy add to system reliability, environmental stewardship and fuel diversity. Gas turbines, as shown above, operate by drawing ambient air through intake structures. Air is then compressed and mixed with natural gas and ignited in a combustion chamber. The exhaust gases are… Continue reading.
Winter is here and the hunting schedule has been set for Turtle Creek Reservoir located in Sullivan County. Preference for sites will be given to parties of two and three with remaining blinds available for individual hunters. Turtle Creek Reservoir will be closed for fishing during waterfowl hunting periods that coincide with dates set by… Continue reading.
Incumbents whose terms expire: Danny Easterday (district 3) and Brian Hawkins (district 6) Letters of intent due by Feb. 9. Posting of incumbent list by Feb. 23. Names published in the March issue of Electric Consumer. Petitions of nominations due by March 26. Nominations by the board (absent incumbents seeking re-elections or petitioners) by March… Continue reading.
In this case, “battery storage” does not refer to the drawer where you put the extra AA batteries for your flashlight! Instead, it refers to an emerging energy trend. Batteries and battery storage are evolving much like the way LED bulbs and lumens have transformed how we light our homes. What’s driving battery storage? Rooftop… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC members who pay their electric bills using any of the following automated systems, will be entered in a drawing to win $50. Eligible payment methods include: Online at www.myremc.coop Bank draft IVR (by calling 855-865-2229) Recurring credit or debit card Congratulations to last quarter’s winner, Karen Ustick of Hardinsburg!
Members who use energy wisely by upgrading or installing energy-efficient heat pumps, geothermal units or even water heaters can reap immediate as well as long-term rewards. Most people know that when you upgrade your old HVAC or water heating equipment, you’ll save energy, and, therefore, money on your monthly electric bill. But your electric co-op… Continue reading.