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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Members, were you a part of our cooperative during the years of 2004-2006? If so, be on the lookout for your capital credit check coming this spring. The board has allocated over $197,750 to be returned to our members receiving service from 2004-2006 as part of the retirement from our generation and transmission facility, Wabash… Continue reading.
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.
Registrations are due no later than May 15 for PowerShift, the demand response program that helps Steuben County REMC control costs by shifting peak energy use to a time when power is less expensive. You can register your pool pump or air conditioner, and we’ll take care of the rest. You’ll receive a $15 bill… Continue reading.
Did you know every cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the membership? The purpose is to hold the election for the board of directors, share important financial information, occasionally vote on other matters, such as bylaw changes, and, of course — the great door prizes! Steuben County REMC’s annual meeting is a… Continue reading.
This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.
Whether you’re looking for some general information on how to be safe around electricity, or some more detailed discussions of the specific properties of how electricity works, we can cater any presentation to your topic, your length and your availability. With a brand new, high voltage safety display, this is the perfect time to schedule… Continue reading.