Tom Nowaskie, Author at Indiana Connection

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Whatever it takes: Powering life

Posted on Apr 08, 2024 in WIN Energy REMC

Did you know that line work is ranked as one of the 10 most dangerous jobs in the county? The lineworkers at WIN Energy REMC work rain or shine, in often challenging conditions to ensure you have reliable electricity. We’re celebrating Lineworker Appreciation Day on April 8. Our lineworkers, all 21 of them, love their… Continue reading.

Investing in the next generation

Posted on Feb 21, 2024 in WIN Energy REMC

I’ve had people ask me time and time again, “Why does an electric cooperative have youth programs?” My answer is, “It’s our next generation!” Our mini members have the opportunity to engage with their hometown electric cooperative beginning at a young age. Many of our young members do not take part in our youth programs… Continue reading.

Celebrating 85 years

Posted on Jan 14, 2024 in WIN Energy REMC

Every year I have worked at WIN Energy REMC, I have had something to look forward to, and this year it’s our 85th anniversary. Thanks to a group of determined rural residents eager to bring electricity to their homes and farms, “lights came on in the country” in 1939. Neighboring investor-owned utilities could see no… Continue reading.

Power in Your Hands

Posted on Sep 04, 2023 in WIN Energy REMC

Because we’re a co-op, we operate a little differently than other utilities. WIN Energy REMC’s decisions are made locally, by directors who also live right here in our community. Everyone who pays to receive electricity from the co-op is a member. When you pay your electric bill each month, your money stays here — to… Continue reading.