There is more than meets the eye with this 283,000-pound transformer at Hoosier Energy’s coal-fired power plant. This equipment is in place to step-up or boost the energy being generated at the station before it is put onto the electric grid. But what if this vital equipment fails? There is not a “transformer store” that… Continue reading.
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” In the spirit of this quote by author William Arthur Ward, I’d like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude for your membership in our electric cooperative. Because of your connection to Orange County REMC, we are able to… Continue reading.
Electric Consumer, the monthly publication of Orange County REMC and Indiana’s electric cooperatives, recognized businesses and attractions throughout the state in its “Best of Indiana” contest. The magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards allowed readers to vote in six categories. Contest categories included Indiana’s best antique store, fried chicken, guys’ getaway and girls’ getaway. In the latter… Continue reading.
Billy Chastain U.S. Marine Corps, 20 years Larry Pinnick United States Army, 21 years Michael Roberts United States Army, 5 years Ed Thurman United States Army, 4 years Robert White United States Army and Reserve, 4 years Please take time on Nov. 11 to thank… Continue reading.
Stacie Busick is a customer service representative at Orange County Fiber. “My favorite part of my job is talking with customers. I come to learn a lot about some of the customers’ families, past jobs and sometimes of the troubles they are facing,” Busick said. She and her husband, Bill, have two children, Alex and… Continue reading.
Nov. 4: Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour, as Daylight Savings Time ends. Nov. 22–23: Orange County REMC office closes for Thanksgiving as our employees spend time with their families. Dec. 14: Deadline to submit applications for energy-efficient rebates (heat pumps, geothermal systems and water heaters.) Visit our website at www.myremc.coop for… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC was pleased to award $300 to the Springs Valley High School Chess Club to purchase additional chess sets and timing clocks. Another $300 grant was awarded to the Lady Hawks Golf Team to purchase umbrellas, golf towels and other equipment. If you have an organization or civic group that could benefit from… Continue reading.
Orange County Fiber is pleased to announce that installation of fiber-optic internet in our territory is progressing as planned. Phase 1 will be completed on Kelso Road toward Spring Mill, and by the beginning of November, contractors will have hung an estimated 21 miles of fiber. Want to learn more? Visit our website, www.orangecountyfiber.coop, and… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.