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What is Touchstone Energy?

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Posted on Oct 25, 2016 in Orange County REMC

You see it all the time: “Orange County REMC, your Touchstone Energy cooperative.” So, what is Touchstone Energy? Touchstone Energy is the national network of electric cooperatives that provide resources and leverages partnerships to help its member cooperatives and their employees better engage and serve their members. Orange County REMC, as a member, has numerous… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight

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Posted on Oct 25, 2016 in Orange County REMC

Brandon Bambusch Orange County REMC Apprentice Lineman Brandon Bambusch has been with the cooperative for three years. He and his wife, Hanna (Hensley) Bambusch, have a daughter, Emily, and are expecting another child next spring. Bambusch is a drummer for the praise worship band at Agape Ministries in Salem.           Scott… Continue reading.

Are you spooked by high energy bills?

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Posted on Sep 27, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Energy vampires might be lurking in your house. Many common household devices are energy vampires.  Look for anything that has a remote control — TVs, gaming consoles, computer monitors and printers. You may find a vampire. How can you keep the vampires away? Plug these items into a power strip. Flip the switch to reduce… Continue reading.

How can we serve you better?

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Posted on Sep 02, 2016 in Orange County REMC

As a member-owned cooperative, the better Orange County REMC understands you, the better we can serve you. That’s why we occasionally survey our members to identify emerging trends in power use among important matters.  Research about the types of heating and cooling systems, electronic devices and appliances used by our consumers, as well as the… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight

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Posted on Sep 02, 2016 in Orange County REMC

Robert White Orange County REMC Journeyman Lineman Robert White has been with the co-op for 10 years. He and his wife, Ashley, have one daughter, Kaitlyn. He enjoys racing and camping and is an instructor for Hunter Education.         Michael Newlin Orange County REMC Journeyman Lineman Michael Newlin has been with the… Continue reading.

Fall ETS Service Special

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Posted on Sep 02, 2016 in Orange County REMC

Don’t wait for cold weather to find out your ETS units are not functioning properly. Call 812-865-2229 locally or 888-337-5900 (toll-free) to schedule your ETS check-up. REMC will lower the normal $50 service call to only $25 for the first unit and $5 for each additional unit. The ETS service call for the first unit… Continue reading.

How electricity is generated from landfill methane

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Posted on Sep 02, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC

The flick of a switch is all it takes to turn the lights on, but how does that energy get from the generation source to your home? Electricity is generated by Hoosier Energy — your electric co-op’s power provider based in Bloomington. The process begins by generating electricity from a variety of resources including renewable… Continue reading.

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