Ron Raypole, Author at Indiana Connection

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Power On: October is National Co-op Month

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Posted on Oct 07, 2020 in Noble REMC

As an electric cooperative, our top priority is always to provide reliable, affordable energy to you, the members we serve. Because we are a co-op, our mission is to enrich the lives of our members and serve the long-term interests of our local community — and this mission has never been more critical than in… Continue reading.

Get out and vote

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Posted on Sep 01, 2020 in Noble REMC

Why is voting important?  Author Sharon Salzberg explained, “Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country, and this world,” and politician Jens Stoltenberg said, “By voting, we add our voice to the chorus that forms opinions and the basis for actions.” Or to put it more bluntly, comedian George Carlin,… Continue reading.

Questions? Call us first.

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Posted on Aug 02, 2020 in Noble REMC

The energy industry is undergoing rapid change, and technology is paving the way for innovation in the way energy is used, produced, stored and shared.  While the changing energy market has created more options for consumers, it has also resulted in more utility scams and misleading information surrounding solar installations in particular. That’s because of… Continue reading.

Contributing To A Smarter Grid

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Posted on Jul 07, 2020 in Noble REMC

It’s a familiar scene: poles and wires stretching into the distance alongside a rural highway. This image might appear no different now than it did many years ago. But look more closely.  Invisible to most of us is an overlay of new equipment — automated metering infrastructure, sophisticated computer networks, wireless communications, sensors and fibers… Continue reading.

In changing times, we’re here for you

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Posted on May 06, 2020 in General

It seems our world has changed in the blink of an eye. But, Noble REMC’s commitment to our members is the same. We know you’re focused on keeping your family safe. And, Noble REMC is focused on powering your world — however that may look. We’re here for you. Our team is proud to power… Continue reading.

Right-of-way the right way

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Posted on Apr 07, 2020 in Noble REMC

We love trees. They beautify our landscape, provide shade and are an essential part of nature. When you see a Noble REMC crew out trimming trees, know that we are doing so to keep you safe and prevent service issues. Too close for comfort Although most trees do not present a problem, some of them… Continue reading.

Stay in the know

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Posted on Mar 08, 2020 in Noble REMC

At Noble REMC, we are constantly striving to improve our operational efficiency so we can provide the most reliable electric service possible for our members (that’s you!).  We rely on data for nearly every aspect of our operations, which is why we need your help. By making sure we have your most accurate and complete… Continue reading.

Do you know your ‘demand’?

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Posted on Jan 07, 2020 in Noble REMC

You may not think you need to understand energy demand and purchasing, but do you ever look at your energy bill and wonder what it all means? If your answer to that question is “yes,” then you might be interested to learn how demand impacts your utility bill.   Before Noble REMC can send electricity… Continue reading.

May your holidays be merry & bright

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Posted on Dec 04, 2019 in Noble REMC

By Ron Raypole The holidays are a time of year many of us eagerly anticipate. The season is marked by special foods, seasonal decorations and lots of festivities.  We cherish carrying on old family traditions and enjoy creating new ones. For me personally, I look forward to more time spent with family and friends.  However,… Continue reading.

How can we serve you better in 2019?

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Posted on Dec 21, 2018 in Noble REMC

It’s amazing what we learn through listening and observation. In our continual goal to stay connected to our members here at Noble REMC, we’ve provided mobile applications, including SmartHub, to enable you to receive outage and restoration notifications, check the status of your electric service and see real-time updates on energy use. Members are using… Continue reading.

Patronage capital

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Noble REMC

With the holidays just around the corner, there’s no better time to show our commitment to our members than through the disbursement of patronage capital. Longtime members of Noble REMC have benefited from receiving cash back over the years. For our newer members who aren’t as familiar with our cooperative principles, let me help explain… Continue reading.

We’re grateful to you, our members

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Posted on Oct 26, 2018 in Noble REMC

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” In the spirit of William Arthur Ward’s words, I’d like to express my gratitude for your membership in our electric cooperative. Because of your connection to Noble REMC, we are able to make our community a better place. During this… Continue reading.