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Get ready for everyday savings!

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Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in Orange County REMC

What is a Co-op Connections Card? As a member of Orange County REMC, you will receive a free Co-op Connections® Card in the mail in early April. This card allows you to save money at local businesses and online. There is no cost and no expiration. It’s simply a benefit of your cooperative membership. It’s… Continue reading.

Who is Freshwater Fred?

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Posted on Feb 27, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

At the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center, a mascot helps engage students who are excited to learn about the environment. At first, this mascot did not have a name. To find one, suggestions were gathered from students visiting the education center. A committee of officials from the Department of Education, the Department of Natural Resources… Continue reading.

Hoosier Energy’s education center providing community value for more than 20 years

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Posted on Jan 30, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Daviess-Martin County REMC, Dubois REC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

The surroundings at the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center are peaceful. Wildlife roams in the woods, turtles and snakes come and go at the water’s edge, and intermittent gusts of wind and or sunny skies create a measurable amount of renewable energy. Across the water is Hoosier Energy’s largest generation asset — Merom Generating Station,… Continue reading.

2017 residential rebate program

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Posted on Jan 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Get more information and application forms at www.myremc.coop. Your electric cooperative reserves the right to approve, deny or select the appropriate incentive. Prior approval from your electric co-op is required for electric resistance incentives. To qualify, the home in which the equipment is installed must be occupied year-round, and an energy management switch must be… Continue reading.

Linemen retire after combined 62 years

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Posted on Jan 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC bids farewell to Journeyman Linemen Gary Cheatham and Jeff Bennett as they announced their retirement this month. Cheatham has been employed by the co-op for 36 years and Bennett for 26 years. “You can never make yourself or the company ready for the retirement of guys like Jeff Bennett and Gary Cheatham,”… Continue reading.

New operational substation

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Posted on Jan 26, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Back in the fall of 2013, Orange County REMC finished a new construction work plan. This plan, a basic part of nearly all REMC portfolios, provides the basis of most of the new construction activity in future years. One part of that plan was to construct a new substation to handle potential future overloading of… Continue reading.

Think before pulling the plug

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Posted on Dec 20, 2016 in Orange County REMC

  You may have seen a new marketing initiative by the propane industry that encourages homeowners to dump their electric water heaters in favor of water heaters fueled by propane gas. The multimedia campaign, called “Pull the Plug on Electric Water Heaters,” makes its case with brochures, flyers, print advertisements, videos, radio spots, fact sheets,… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight

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Posted on Dec 20, 2016 in Orange County REMC

Cade Powers Orange County REMC hired Cade Powers as the new systems engineer in November. He is a graduate of West Washington Jr./Sr. High School and Purdue University College of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering technology. He is engaged to Brittany Walker and attends church at the Kansas Church of… Continue reading.

The value of electric cooperatives in Indiana

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Posted on Dec 19, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative located in Bloomington. The G&T provides wholesale power and services to 18 member systems in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Hoosier Energy believes in an “all-of-the-above” power supply strategy that includes coal, natural gas and renewable energy sources. This strategy provides the best… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight

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Posted on Nov 29, 2016 in Orange County REMC

Matthew Deaton Orange County REMC General Manager/CEO Gary Matthew Cleo Deaton has been with the cooperative since January 2015. He and his wife, Misty, have three children, Meredith, Brooks and Bennett. Deaton is a member and deacon at Westview Christian Church. He is also the vice president of the West Washington School Corporation board of… Continue reading.

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