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.
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.
In the most recent Operation Round Up grant cycle, $10,714.50 was awarded to local community and civic organizations. The grants included: Mitchell Church of Christ Bread of Life: $1,500 Springs Valley Lady Hawk Golf: $300 Prevent Child Abuse Orange County : $1,800 English Wesleyan Food Pantry: $1,529.90 Orange County Habitat for Humanity: $2,630 Pride of… Continue reading.
The cooperative model is one that works in the favor of the community that it’s in, and Orange County REMC is not the only local example of this. Lost River Market and Deli was founded 10 years ago in Paoli. Since then, local farmers and producers have been sharing the results of their growing efforts… Continue reading.
The Orange County REMC office will be closed Sept. 3 as our hard-working employees take some well-deserved time off, and celebrate Labor Day.
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.
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.
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.
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 — Paul and Candice Byrn of Paoli!