Dramatic changes continue to transform all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high, and ultimately consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing. Consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric… Continue reading.
Most adults have a vague memory of a time when “checking for messages” meant listening to an answering machine. We carried on with our days without relying on cell phones and managed just fine. But today, we are more connected than ever through our smart phones and other devices. Our phones are so much more… Continue reading.
When we say that we live in a “connected” world, most of us think about technology, like our smart phones and other devices and gadgets. But when you’re a member of an electric co-op (that’s you!), there’s so much more to being part of our connected co-op community. As member of Marshall County REMC, you… Continue reading.
Working with electricity can be a dangerous job, especially for lineworkers. In fact, USA Today lists line repairers and installers among the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. That’s why for Marshall County REMC, safety is the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, we have created a culture of putting our… Continue reading.
Now that summer is in full swing, like many of you, I welcome more opportunities to be outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. Summertime brings many of my favorite activities like cooking out with family and friends, afternoons on the water and simply slowing down a bit to enjoy life. But summer months also… Continue reading.
One of the things I love best about our community is the natural beauty that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for all sorts of birds and other wildlife. We know that you appreciate our community for many of the same reasons. At Marshall… Continue reading.
Since 1935, Marshall County REMC has provided dependable electricity and quality service to its members. Today, the rural members of Marshall County REMC are underserved by high-speed internet, much like the co-op’s rural residents were underserved with electricity in the 1930s. High-speed internet is now recognized across the county as being just as… Continue reading.
While 2020 was anything but normal, we were able to still complete multiple system improvement and maintenance projects that ultimately mean better power quality and reliability for our members. Throughout the past year, we have been much more focused on working with members to address problematic trees and right-of-way access. Our electrical system covers… Continue reading.
Over the coming years, you will hear me expound on why and how Marshall County REMC is different. Our cooperative business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core values of honesty, transparency, equity, inclusiveness and service to the greater good of the community. Electric… Continue reading.