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Meet our member services team

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Along with linemen, one of the most visible positions at an electric co-op is the member services representative. Miami-Cass REMC would like to spotlight our member service representatives — Karen Chester and Michelle Hays.  Karen Chester started her career at the REMC in October 1988. Prior to that, she worked at the Miami County Courthouse…. Continue reading.

Annual meeting recap

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Warren County REMC

Warren County REMC held its 2021 annual meeting on Wednesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. at the REMC office. The meeting was held virtually to follow current COVID-19 guidelines. A total of 342 members returned their completed election ballots (printed in the March Indiana Connection) in support of nominated board members: Dwain R. Akers; David… Continue reading.

10 reasons to plant trees now

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Warren County REMC

Trees conserve energy in the summer, and save you money. Properly planted trees can cut your air -conditioning costs by 15-35%. Trees help clear the air. Trees produce the oxygen we breathe, and reduce air pollution by lowering air temperature through respiration and by retaining particulates. Trees bring songbirds close by. Bird songs will fill… Continue reading.

When will broadband be coming to our neighborhood

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC is planning a fiber-to-the-home construction project that will provide high-speed internet to approximately 20,000 homes in Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties. “The build-out will be completed in four phases over the next four years,” said Bryan Miller, director of information technology and diversified services. “It’s an aggressive timeline,… Continue reading.

2021 Annual Meeting to be broadcast online

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Noble REMC

The past year has been full of tough decisions in service to the health and well-being of our members, employees and community. One of these was moving last year’s annual meeting online, with the hope to go “back to normal” this year.  Fortunately, it seems we’re starting to see the other side of this pandemic…. Continue reading.

2020 Annual Report

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Noble REMC

2020 was a historic year and brought with it both bad and good. We like to focus on the positive here at Noble REMC, such as: Trevor Harlan and Luke Gillis began the Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP) for linemen. More than 400 members signed up for our SmartHub app. Over half of our members… Continue reading.

It just takes ‘cents’ to make a difference

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Noble REMC

Two worthwhile projects in the community received funding to improve the local landscape, while also educating students about their impact on the environment. The funding came through Noble REMC’s EnviroWatts program which supports environmental community projects each year with the money contributed by our generous members. Projects receiving funding were: St. John Lutheran School in… Continue reading.

The evolution of electric vehicles

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Noble REMC

Then The first known electric car was developed in 1837 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Early variants were powered by galvanic cells rather than rechargeable batteries. The lead-acid battery was invented in France in 1859 with further French development leading to manufacturing of these batteries on an industrial scale in the early 1880s. This allowed a rechargeable… Continue reading.