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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.

A scientific solution

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Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

One of the byproducts of modern coal plant operations is a fluffy, cakelike substance called gypsum. Thicker than sand, but porous, synthetic gypsum is a much sought-after product for the wallboard, cement and agricultural industries. Gypsum is manufactured from the very substance that the scrubber system removes from coal plant exhaust gas – sulfur dioxide…. Continue reading.

Rate Schedule

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Orange County REMC

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 Consumer Charge $26 1,200 kWh @ $0.1124… Continue reading.

Save on Holiday World tickets!

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in General, Orange County REMC

Visit www.myremc.coop, and look under the “REMC Store” link for Holiday World tickets. Or go directly to www.holidayworld.com/funclub. To receive the discount, use the following information to login and complete your purchase: Username: Holiday496 Password: World496 Season passes and concert tickets for special events can also be purchased this way. Children 2 and under are… Continue reading.

Little card, big savings

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC members can now get discounts by using the Touchstone Energy membership benefit card. This card offers cooperative members more than 25,000 local and national deals on products and services. A list of discounts is available at www.connections.coop. Along with regional and national discounts, these local businesses offer special discounts to Orange County… Continue reading.

Going the extra mile

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Co-op News, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electric network. Miles of distribution lines link member-consumers to low-cost, cooperative power. Unlike traditional utilities that serve dense population centers, rural electric cooperatives serve fewer members per mile of line, which could potentially increase the cost of service per member consumer. Despite that disparity, your REMC provides… Continue reading.

Employee news

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Amos Murphy and Amos Wegner were hired by Orange County REMC in April and began work as groundmen. They will transition into lineman apprentices as they complete their training. Murphy was previously employed at Indiana Limestone Company where he was a crew supervisor cutting and/or extracting stone. He worked for Indiana Limestone for 12 years…. Continue reading.

Commitment to youth

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC awards scholarships and sends students to Touchstone Energy Camp and the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. annually. College scholarships Each year, students from schools in the Orange County REMC service territory apply to receive a $750 scholarship. Congratulations to the 2017 scholarship winners. Krista Kirk is the daughter of Jamie and Kelley… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up awards $7,500 in grants

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

      Other local organizations that recently received Operation Round Up grants include the Dogwood Century Bicycle Tour, $1,000; Hoosier Hills PACT, $2,000; and the Orange County Center for Women’s Ministries, $1,000. Thanks to our members who participate in the program, a total of $429,294.41 has been given back to the community.

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