Last month, Orange County REMC received this kind note from member Charles Carr: Last week, my wife, Connie, was going to work. She must work to buy the medicine that I require since my stroke in 2013. Connie experienced a flat tire on our 2001 Volvo while driving on State Hwy. 37 E. With me… Continue reading.
Member cooperatives throughout central and southern Indiana are now gathering energy from ten 1-megawatt solar arrays. Collectively, the 10 solar sites provide approximately 20 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy annually. This is equivalent to powering 30,400 refrigerators for a year. These solar arrays contribute to Hoosier Energy’s target of supplying 10 percent of member energy… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC would like to introduce Jason Cook. He started working as an apprentice lineman on March 26. He will start his lineman apprenticeship this fall. Cook was raised in Orange County and is a graduate of Paoli High School. He and his wife, Jenny, reside in Paoli with their daughter, Lily. His hobbies… Continue reading.
I am excited to announce that at the May board meeting, your Orange County REMC board of directors made the difficult, yet strategic, decision to provide high-speed broadband services to our members. Several factors were taken into consideration, such as enhancing the quality of life, business and agribusiness needs; keeping our communities economically viable; and… Continue reading.
Did you know that if you contracted a company to do an comprehensive audit of your home’s energy use, including a blower door test, it would likely cost you $350 plus travel expenses for the technician? Orange County REMC offers this service to our members for FREE! An energy audit can meet different needs. What… Continue reading.
According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, patriotism is “the love for or devotion to one’s country.” Perhaps no other day of the year evokes such a sense of patriotism than Independence Day. With flags rippling in the wind — red, white and blue bunting adorning porches, store fronts, local parades and marching bands on display, it’s easy… Continue reading.
The Orange County REMC board of directors has declared that the capital credits that were allocated to members for the year of 1960 are eligible for retirement. Payments are scheduled to begin this month. Members and heirs of members who had electric service from Orange County REMC in 1960 are eligible to file claims. This… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC is proud to annouce that $11,450 was awarded to local schools, organizations and civic groups in the most recent round of grants. This brings the total Operation Round Up grants given back to the communty to more than $450,000! We appreciate the many REMC members who allow us to round up their… Continue reading.
Michaela Cox has accepted a marketing internship and began working at Orange County REMC on May 14. As an intern, Cox will focus on marketing, member services and communications. She will also help with the REMC annual meeting. Cox was raised in Campbellsburg and is a 2016 graduate of West Washington High School. Her parents… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy purchases energy generated from the wind at farms in Indiana, Iowa and Illinois. The turbine generators capture the kinetic energy of the wind and convert it into electricity. Output from these wind farms is enough to power 21,000 homes. For more information about Hoosier Energy’s generation sources, log onto hoosierenergy.com/about/energy-strategy. Your energy producer is a… Continue reading.
District 3 (incumbent) Danny Easterday is the director for District 3. He is a lifelong resident of Orange County and has served as REMC director of District 3 for the past 27 years. He’s completed the required courses to earn the Credentialed Cooperative Director Certification. Easterday is a graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree… Continue reading.