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Steuben County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Corydon, Indiana. As a cooperative, Harrison REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Electric Consumer, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Electric Consumer is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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Stop! Think before you hang that sign

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Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Steuben County REMC

Lineman risk injury to themselves and damage to their equipment, rubber gloves, boots and protective clothing when items are posted on poles. Keep utility poles free of signs and fliers. Don’t post birdhouses, balloons and especially anything with staples, tacks or nails.

Returned patronage capital checks

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Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC is trying to locate former members who have unclaimed patronage capital refund checks. These unclaimed checks, from our 2012-2014 general retirement patronage refunds, are for members who were served by Steuben County REMC in the years 1982-1984, and were returned to us as “undeliverable” by the U.S. Postal Service. Funds must be… Continue reading.

Local student wins REMC scholarship

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Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Steuben County REMC

Chelsea VanAken, daughter of Steuben County REMC system engineer David VanAken, has been awarded the 2017 Indiana REMC Managers’ Association Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to the son or daughter of an employee or director of Indiana’s electric cooperatives to be used for furthering his or her education. VanAken is a graduate of Fremont High… Continue reading.

Saving money with energy-efficient upgrades

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Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC, in partnership with its wholesale power provider, Wabash Valley Power, offers rebate incentives to co-op members who make energy-efficient upgrades to their existing homes and commercial facilities, as well as efficient choices to new structures. Recently, JICI Construction was the recipient of a POWER MOVES® rebate in the amount of $20,119.50. The… Continue reading.

New one in the sun

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC, Wabash Valley Power

A dawning sun soon will be the newest way to energize more of the Midwest. Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) is installing three solar arrays, which are a series of solar panels linked together to create electricity from sunlight, at member co-op locations in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. The new arrays will join three existing arrays… Continue reading.

Commitment to community

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Posted on May 30, 2017 in Steuben County REMC

This summer, several lucky Steuben County youths will enjoy some free, educational and fun trips, courtesy of Steuben County REMC. At the Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Angola middle schoolers Tristin Sowles and Zoey Darby will be joined by dozens of other campers from around the state in an annual event that… Continue reading.

Make room for roadside crews

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Posted on May 30, 2017 in Steuben County REMC

When the power goes out, so do Steuben County REMC’s line crews. Lineworkers are the first to respond after an outage occurs, and they work tirelessly to restore power to the communities we serve. If you’re traveling and see one of our crews on the side of the road, we kindly ask that you move over,… Continue reading.

REMC president to lead WVPA board

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Posted on May 30, 2017 in Steuben County REMC

Longtime Steuben County REMC board president Wayne Gingerich has been elected chairman of Wabash Valley Power Association’s board of directors. During its annual meeting this month, the 23-member WVPA board of directors elected Gingerich to the position. He has been a member of the not-for-profit electric cooperative’s board of directors for 19 years. He previously… Continue reading.

Be water wise

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC

From showering in the morning to brushing teeth before bed, people use water throughout the day for a variety of reasons — often without considering the costs that are circling down the drain with it. The Department of Energy estimates that heating water accounts for about 18 percent of a monthly utility bill, the second… Continue reading.

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