Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Marshall County REMC sponsored two local students on the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., this June. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, learn about government, experience American history, and gain a better understanding about their electric cooperative and government. Students visited the Flight… Continue reading.
4-H Electric students visited Sequel Wire and Cable in Argos. Sequel produces copper fabricated and insulated wire and cable products for use in a variety of markets including, OEM, wire and cable distribution, appliance, automotive, and recreational vehicles. A big thanks to Sequel Wire and Cable for giving us a tour of your facility!
As of July 1, Hoosiers no longer have to pay the utility receipts tax. This tax elimination will annually put an estimated $28.5 million back in the pockets of 1.3 million Hoosiers served by the state’s 38 electric cooperatives. This resulted in a 1.4% decrease in our new electric rates. This was made possible because… Continue reading.
When will I see the rate increase on my bill? The new rates are in effect for the bills due Aug. 15. How much will my bill increase? Residential and farm members will see an average increase of 11-13%. Why is the rate increasing? The last increase went into effect in 2011. In the last… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC is committed to providing safe, reliable, affordable electricity to our rural communities. Unfortunately, we are facing a challenge that could threaten our commitment to reliability. As you may remember, supply chain challenges started two years ago during the height of the pandemic, initially affecting many household products. Those challenges are now… Continue reading.
This June, Kankakee Valley REMC was honored to sponsor six students on a trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the Indiana Youth Tour. Youth Tour is a weeklong experience that allows high school students entering their senior year to visit historical monuments and museums, meet with Indiana’s congressional delegation on Capitol Hill, make lifelong… Continue reading.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS • $1,000 scholarship • Monthly events/meetings taking place during the day • Exciting guest speakers and field trips • Assist a local non-profit with a community service project APPLICATION DEADLINE SEPT. 01, 2022 Apply online at: www.kvremc.com/community-programs/junior-board-of-directors
Power outages are never convenient. Sometimes, it’s no mystery why we are left in the dark, like when lightning and thunder rattle the windows and walls. Other times, an outage may come with no warning. The length of time it takes to restore power will vary by the cause, severity of damage to the electrical… Continue reading.
In this section, we’ll tell you where our maintenance and construction crews will be and what they will be doing. Substation Maintenance: To improve performance, reliability and the growing electrical demand, an upgrade will begin on the south circuit of the West Toll substation in New Durham Township. The upgrade will include larger conductors to… Continue reading.
As a member of Kankakee Valley REMC, you have an opportunity to support Operation Round Up by simply rounding up your electric bill each month. Your contributions, typically no more than $12 per year, go to support non-profits in the community. Below are the organizations who received financial support during the second quarter grant distribution. … Continue reading.