Most of us use electricity, either directly or indirectly, at almost all times. Because electricity is so abundant and available with the simple flip of a switch, it’s easy to take it for granted. According to the Energy Information Agency (EIA), the typical U.S. household now uses more air conditioning, appliances and consumer electronics than… Continue reading.
Whenever a hurricane, wildfire, or other natural disaster causes a widespread power outage, people tend to ask a logical question: Why don’t they put the power lines underground? It’s one of those questions that seems to have an easy answer — until you start looking at the details. The debate over “undergrounding” power lines comes… Continue reading.
Have you ever noticed your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a blinking microwave clock when you arrive home. When this happens, you’ve likely experienced a brief disruption to your electric service, which could result from a power surge or blink. While the symptoms of surges and blinks can appear similar, what’s… Continue reading.
Operation Round Up funds totaling $47,430 have been awarded to 23 recipients from the REMC’s seven-county service territory. This grant money is made possible through the generosity of the REMC membership who round up their monthly electric bills to the nearest dollar amount.
SEIREMC understands the importance of working together to accomplish great things. Here are some of the ways we have recently been working with others on behalf of our members. Working with other co-ops Cooperation among cooperatives is one of our core principles. In addition to giving and receiving help during extensive storm restoration efforts, co-ops… Continue reading.
The fanfare of graduation and all the “lasts” associated with being a high school senior are now a distant memory for these recent high school graduates. Rachel Kuhn, Shaylee Volz and Ben Wolf are all off to college this fall, beginning new chapters in their lives that Southeastern Indiana REMC is happy to be a… Continue reading.
Agriculture is the backbone of our country, and our livelihood greatly depends on the crops provided by American farmers. In addition to being one of the most labor-intensive professions, farming is also considered one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. The hard work and exhaustive labor are tough but rushing the job to… Continue reading.
“It was just eerie.” That’s how Noble REMC Journeyman Lineman Rob Coil remembers the moment he knew things had changed on Sept. 11, 2001. He was stringing line early that morning after hearing the news of Flight 11 crashing into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City over the radio… Continue reading.
Local organizations want to get you out of the house and out in the community (safely, of course!). The most recent disbursement of Noble REMC’s Operation Round Up grant funding is helping in their endeavor. From support for a local festival to improvements for an area park, the pennies participating members, like you, donate by… Continue reading.
Most adults have a vague memory of a time when “checking for messages” meant listening to an answering machine. We carried on with our days without relying on cell phones and managed just fine. But today, we are more connected than ever through our smartphones and other devices. Our phones are so much more now… Continue reading.
Joe Wyant began his career with Miami-Cass REMC in April 2011 in accounts payable where he spent approximately five years. He is now a work order clerk and reports to the REMC’s Director of Operations Brandon Williams. Wyant’s primary role is to financially translate the physical material purchased to financial capitalized assets. In addition to… Continue reading.