2020 was a year that we will not forget. In some way, the year affected us all.Despite the chaos, Heartland REMC, as always, was here for our members. During the initial COVID-19 state quarantine lockdown, your REMC was only closed to the public for six weeks. During this time, our employees were still in… Continue reading.
Members of Heartland REMC (will cast their votes for four directors at this year’s meeting to be held virtually on June 26.) As in the past, members will vote right after they go through registration. Results of the balloting will be announced at the end of the business meeting. Directors serve three-year terms. Biographical information… Continue reading.
There has been a lot of activity over the past few months to keep the Heartland REMC broadband initiative moving forward. We have neared construction completion in the Lafayette Zone. This means the main fiber lines have been completed and we are moving through neighborhoods to get members connected to fiber internet service. Currently, almost… Continue reading.
We all see the crews working hard every day to keep the lights on, but what about behind the scenes? Our Operations Support Services team plays an important role in planning, designing, and maintaining BCREMC’s electric infrastructure. You may not see these employees climbing a pole or changing a meter, but they have been involved… Continue reading.
What exactly is ‘time of use?’ The idea behind “time of use” rates is to get members to shift or reduce their electricity use during peak demand times. If you are willing and able to shift a significant portion of your electric use away from times of high electric demand, then you will be able… Continue reading.
Installing a new deck? Planning for a backyard pool? Planting some new bushes in the garden? No matter what you’re undertaking, if your project requires digging, there’s a easier way to locate utility lines buried on your property. Just dial 811. A simple call to 811 will connect you with a regional center for locating… Continue reading.
Thank you for participating in the election of your board of directors and nominating committee members. BCREMC is pleased to report that 30% of the membership voted in the 2021 election. Thank you for being engaged in your cooperative! The video of the virtual annual meeting, held on April 29 is available for viewing at… Continue reading.
Soaring temperatures during the summer can cause electric bills to skyrocket. This summer, take a vacation from high electric bills by making your home — and your family’s habits — more energy efficient. Beat the Heat Air conditioning helps most of us beat the sweltering summer heat. Proper maintenance and smart use of your home’s… 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.
Marshall County Advanced 4-H Electric received funding to help purchase electric kits for the first-year advanced students. The advanced 4-H Electric program educates young members in the many uses of electricity and how using electricity can positively impact their future endeavors for the rest of their lives. Operation: Quiet Comfort received funding to assist with… Continue reading.
Check out Marshall County REMC’s app and have our services at your fingertips – wherever you go! We’ve packed your most requested services in one little app. Search “MREMC” in your app store. Secure, easy and always on for you to: View daily use Pay your bill Check account info Report an outage Call or… Continue reading.