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.
Con artists are everywhere, and too often they prey on unsuspecting consumers. Sometimes they even seem to know a consumer’s account number or how much the person typically pays each month. The caller sounds legitimate and credible, but in reality, the call is a scam. These types of scams have surfaced across the country over… Continue reading.
I love the feeling of being able to walk into my favorite locally-owned shop, restaurant or store knowing that the profit, product and labor can make positive impacts on my community. The spirit of Main Street (or Wayne Street, in our case) is embodied in these local businesses, just like it is in Steuben County… Continue reading.
Members, were you a part of our cooperative in 1986? If so, be on the lookout for your capital credit check coming in late November/early December. The board has approved of approximately $435,000 to be returned to our members receiving service in 1986 as part of our capital credit retirement. Each member receiving service at… Continue reading.
Wabash Valley Power recently joined its member cooperatives to dedicate three new solar array sites in Peru, Indiana; Paris, Illinois; and Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The new sites will join existing arrays in Danville and Wanatah, Indiana, to produce electricity for a new community solar program called Co-op Solar, which will be available to members of… Continue reading.
This month is National Co-op Month. As a reader of Electric Consumer, you likely are aware that you are a member of an electric cooperative. Yet you may not know that your local electric co-op is also part of a cooperative — which creates the electricity delivered to your home. Your local co-op is a… Continue reading.
Steuben County REMC is joining 30,000 cooperatives nationwide in October to celebrate National Co-op Month, which recognizes the many ways cooperatives are committed to strengthening the local communities they serve. “Co-ops Commit” is the theme for this year’s celebration, spotlighting the countless ways cooperatives meet the needs of their members and communities. “Our cooperative… Continue reading.
The culmination of a season of hard work is an exciting, but exhausting time. The rush to harvest can also yield tragic outcomes. Each year, dozens of farm workers are killed, and hundreds are injured in accidents involving power lines and electrical equipment. “Things people see every day can fade from view, and in the… Continue reading.
Brand new, never-been-used 2017 Chevy 8 foot truck bed take off. Single rear wheel. No camera, electrical or tail lights. For more information, call Brett at Steuben County REMC at 260-665-3563 during regular business hours (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
There is a lot of great advice on how to be more energy efficient — using ENERGY STAR®-rated LEDs and appliances, for example. But then there’s the not so great advice: the misinformation, mistakes and myths that could lead you astray. Here are a few of the most common myths — and the truths that… Continue reading.
Brand new, never-been-used 2017 Chevy 8’ truck bed take off. Single rear wheel. No camera, electrical or tail lights. For more information, call Brett at Steuben County REMC at 260-665-3563 during regular business hours (7:30 am-4:30 pm).
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.