Reflected on mid-October bills, Bartholomew County REMC members will once again see a credit in the wholesale tracker adjustment effective Oct. 1. This tracker, passed to members due to reduced cost on our Hoosier Energy power bill, will be ($0.001528) per kWh or approximately a credit of $1.53 per 1,000 kWh used. That makes the… Continue reading.
Starting this December, capital credits returned to current members will be distributed as one bill credit, accounting for both BCREMC and Hoosier Energy capital credits. This change was made to reduce postage and administrative costs to mail checks to members. If a member has multiple accounts, the account with the highest balance will be credited… Continue reading.
Have you ever been interested in becoming part of the governing body at Bartholomew County REMC? BCREMC’s board of directors and nominating committee members are elected yearly by the membership at the annual meeting. Directors are responsible for establishing, reviewing, and revising corporate policies to ensure that Bartholomew County REMC continues to keep service to… Continue reading.
Overhead is not the only place electric power lines cross our yards or bring electric service to the house. In many neighborhoods, buried power lines have become the norm. While this means there are no poles and wires running overhead to worry about, they still require special consideration: Underground power lines require those green boxes,… Continue reading.
Whether it’s protecting your pipes or trimming your trees, begin to make your home safer against snow, ice and colder temperatures this winter. It’s never too early to start winterizing your home. Winter will be here before we know it. The leaves are changing color, and the air is cool and crisp, and we’ve put… Continue reading.
Congratulations to the following employees at Steuben County REMC who have reached employee milestones. Oct. 10: Namon Meyers, fourth year apprentice (5th)Oct. 14: Greg Miller, journeyman/lineman (25th)
Oct. 10: Gaven Kolb, right of way, tree crew (4th)
Mark your calendar for these important events: Columbus Day: Oct. 11 Halloween: Oct. 31 Operation Round Up Application Deadline: Dec. 24 2022 Annual Meeting: June 11
Test your knowledge of electrical equipment near or around the house! This is the link between the external wires coming from the power lines and the internal electrical wires of the home’s electrical system. What is it? Answer: The correct answer is the electrical service panel! The service panel distributes electricity to switches, outlets and… Continue reading.
YOUR REMC IS MORE THAN AN ELECTRIC UTILITY. IT IS LITERALLY PUTTING MONEY BACK IN YOUR POCKET. We issued checks in 2018 for members with capital credits from 1986–87. Please check the listing at www.remcsteuben.com/unclaimed-capital-credits to see if you recognize any names in this listing. Completed paperwork is due Nov. 1.
Superior Ag, PSC and Southern Indiana Power all share something in common: We’re all cooperatives. We may be in different industries, but we all share a passion for serving our members and helping our communities. October is National Co-op Month, so this is the perfect time to reflect on three of our seven principles that… Continue reading.