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Steuben County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Angola, Indiana. As a cooperative, Steuben County 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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Microgrids: electricity’s future?

Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Tourists visiting Alcatraz learn about the island’s prison history under light bulbs energized by the high-tech future — one of the nation’s largest microgrids, which powers the site. Microgrids are localized energy grids that can operate independently. As new energy sources power more of the nation’s towns and cities, new technologies ensure that these sources… Continue reading.

Investing in our future

Posted on May 30, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

This summer, several lucky Steuben County youths will enjoy some educational, fun and free trips, courtesy of Steuben County REMC. At the Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Angola Middle Schoolers Mason Crawford, Ethan Sanders and Konnor Snellenberger will be joined by dozens of other campers from around the state. They will take… Continue reading.

Make room for roadside crews

Posted on May 30, 2018 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. But in order to do their job quickly and safely, their safety needs to be ensured as well, and you can… Continue reading.

Avoid the big green box

Posted on May 30, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

Jordan Overbee was driving to work when he saw them. The elementary school-aged youngsters were just waiting for the school bus, but they were sitting on a big green metal box.  Inside was vital electrical equipment, distributing electricity to several homes on the street.  “It was a bad place for a school bus stop,” Overbee… Continue reading.

Keep cool and save!

Posted on May 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC

The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to:  Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up grants awarded

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

Following the first quarter of 2018, the Operation Round Up board of advisors is happy to report that several local organizations received funding for community projects around Steuben County. These grantees include: Salem Center Volunteer Fire Department for upgrading outdated equipment YMCA of Steuben County for the Safety Around the Water program 12 local festivals,… Continue reading.

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