Even though I work in the energy industry, like most people, I still don’t think much about the electricity I use. I expect the lights to turn on when I flip the switch and the coffeemaker to work each morning. Because electricity is so abundant, we don’t think much about it. Since many of us… Continue reading.
Warren County REMC will be retiring its seventh round of capital credits this month. This retirement is for the years 1971 – 1975 and 2019. The total amount retired to our members for the years specified is $361,788.71. Current accountholders of those years will receive their retired capital credits as a credit on their August… Continue reading.
For the first time ever, Southeastern Indiana REMC will hold its Annual Meeting virtually. In response to COVID-19, the board of directors unanimously voted to postpone the Annual Meeting, which was originally scheduled to be held in March. As the virus continues to spread, a virtual meeting on Oct. 1, 2020, seems to be the… Continue reading.
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.
When you hear the title of our safety initiative, Commitment to Zero Contacts, you may envision our line workers out on site, up in the air in a bucket truck. But the program extends much further than that. Last year, Noble REMC signed its pledge to the safety program created by the National Rural Electric… Continue reading.
In the midst of trying to help, sometimes our actions can do more harm than good. June brought one of the worst storms northeast Indiana has experienced in decades. Downed trees and power lines left a portion of our service territory without power. While Noble REMC members weren’t affected as much as other co-ops, there… Continue reading.
This year brought a new position to Noble REMC — utility laborer. Needing someone who was able to work between the different facets of our operations department — line work and right-of-way clearing —Brendan Michael fit the bill. Brendan comes to the REMC after two and a half years with Duke Energy, where he learned… Continue reading.