Erica Worland acknowledges the role of family in achieving the career success she’s had working for electric cooperatives. But that family is not just blood, it’s extended through her community and among the cooperatives themselves. Worland just completed her first year as the director of finance and accounting for Daviess-Martin County REMC in Loogootee. There,… Continue reading.
White County has arguably had its landscape and culture affected by renewable energy sources more than any other Indiana county. Founded in 1834, the county was named for Isaac White, a colonel in the Illinois militia. White volunteered to serve as a private in the Indiana militia in Gov. William Henry Harrison’s march on Prophetstown…. Continue reading.
Camping gets us into the great outdoors and lets us leave civilization behind. Yet, for personal preferences or medical reasons, many of us still want or need the modern conveniences or necessities that electricity provides. Fortunately, most popular campgrounds have electricity at individual sites. For “off-grid” camping, generators and solar panels are becoming more portable…. Continue reading.
Ready to go on a little getaway? You don’t need to travel far — just visit RiverWatch Floating Restaurant in Lawrenceburg. According to its website, the family-friendly, Key West-themed eatery aims to deliver “an island ambiance and a beautiful view of the Ohio River while you eat delicious food and sip on frosty drinks.” Family-owned… Continue reading.
By Joe Spear A home upgrade that lowers the cost to heat your water may also help you save on your taxes next year. The Inflation Reduction Act, passed by Congress last year, includes incentives for homeowners to make qualifying energy efficiency upgrades. The act includes a tax credit to upgrade to a heat pump water heater… Continue reading.
One of my favorite events — and also one of our newest — is coming up on June 1, when Noble REMC will host our second annual Member Appreciation Event. I look forward to this event because it’s a great opportunity for me, our employees and our directors to talk with our members and hear… Continue reading.
It’s finally here! It’s time to vote for your board of directors and mark your calendars for the Noble REMC Annual Meeting. How to Vote All Noble REMC members will receive a paper ballot in the mail about mid-May, where you will mark your vote, approve your 2022 Annual Meeting minutes, tear off the ballot… Continue reading.
Starting as a tree trimmer only two years ago, Jared Buckles has already added the title of groundman to his name. That means he now spends half of his time working with the right-of-way crew and the other half with the line crew. It also means he’s one step closer in his goal of becoming… Continue reading.
How far can a few dollars go to help the environment? An investment of $5 a month allows you to purchase electricity from renewable energy sources and enhance the local landscape, all by simply signing up for Noble REMC’s EnviroWatts program. And the impact of those dollars will soon be seen locally, as we recently… Continue reading.
It’s that time of year when osprey will be building their nests high in the sky in preparation for laying eggs. Unfortunately, when they can’t find a higher perch, they sometimes choose one of the most dangerous locations for their nesting — electrical poles. Noble REMC wants to make sure that these birds stay safe… Continue reading.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives and their statewide magazine, Indiana Connection, named the winners of the 26th annual Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest. Justine Ocken, a high school junior from South Whitley, was named artist of the year for her color pencil work of a horse, rider and a dog wading in an autumn stream. The… Continue reading.