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.
Good weather gives us a chance to thaw out after a chilly winter. We take advantage of longer daylight hours by doing a little spring cleaning and yard work. But the seasonal shift isn’t all good news. The rapid change from harsh, cold air to warmer temperatures can trigger severe weather. To protect our lines… Continue reading.
As snow melts and the ground thaws, electric cooperatives start planning for their annual meetings. Did you know that as a retail member of your local energy co-op, you are also part owner? You have an ownership stake and a direct say in how things are run. As a result, your cooperative’s annual meeting directly… Continue reading.
HOW IT WORKS What is Co-op Solar? Co-op Solar is a new solar energy program provided by Steuben County REMC. Unlike individual rooftop solar systems, Co-op Solar is a “community solar” system — a larger system that allows many co-op members to get the benefits of solar energy. How does Co-op Solar work? Instead of… Continue reading.
Steuben County REMC is governed by a nine-member board of directors that acts on behalf of the membership, ruling in the members’ best interest in matters of the cooperative. The REMC board of directors is the legal body that both the members and the regulatory agencies hold accountable for the actions of the cooperative. Their… Continue reading.
Following the fourth quarter of 2017, the Operation Round Up board of advisors is happy to report that five local organizations received funding for community development projects around Steuben County. These grantees include: Junior Achievement serving Steuben County for educational programming in Steuben County schools, teaching local kindergarten through 12th grade students about entrepreneurship, work… Continue reading.
Steuben County REMC asks our members to join us in welcoming our newest employee, Sarah Zydiak, to the team. Zydiak joins us as our new GIS coordinator/dispatcher, working in our operations and engineering department on mapping and dispatching of the crews. She was born and raised in the small town of Broadview Heights, just outside… Continue reading.
Energize your summer at Touchstone Energy Camp: June 6-9 A fun, powerful, and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2018. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety, and bucket truck rides! Washington, D.C. Indiana Youth Tour: June 7-14 What are you doing this summer?… Continue reading.
While you may be looking forward to the spring thaw, you likely still will encounter bitterly cold days this season. Even in frigid temperatures, there are ways you can maximize energy efficiency to help save! Here are a few tips: #1: Let in the sun South-facing windows can be a great way to warm your… Continue reading.
This January, Steuben County REMC says farewell to one of our long-time employees as she steps into retirement. Liz Hufnagle has served the cooperative for nearly 30 years now, and as she looks forward to her impending retirement, Hufnagle took some time to reflect upon her career here. She was raised in Steuben County and… Continue reading.
Kevin Keiser, CEO, and Wayne Gingerich, board president, presented service awards on Dec. 9 to employees and directors of Steuben County REMC. Congratulations and deepest gratitude to these employees and directors for their commitment and dedication to the REMC.