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Bartholomew County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Columbus, Indiana. As a cooperative, Bartholomew County REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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BCREMC announces 2nd Quarter Tracker

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Posted on Apr 03, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

Reflected on mid-April bills, Bartholomew County REMC members will see a credit in the wholesale tracker adjustment effective April 1. This tracker, passed directly to members from our power supplier, Hoosier Energy, will be -$0.005545 per kWh or approximately a credit of $5.55 per 1,000 kWh used. That makes the total per kWh $.103875. The… Continue reading.

Co-op Careers: How to stand out in the crowd

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Posted on Mar 26, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Five years ago, Tina Dixon joined Hoosier Energy’s human resources department. With over 20 years of experience today, Dixon helps the electric cooperative connect job applicants to available positions. She is on the frontline of seeing the Hoosier Energy workforce being built and how it is adapting to change.   “Through my experience at Hoosier… Continue reading.

An important spoke in the wheel

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Posted on Mar 07, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

If when walking through the co-op office you hear fingers vigorously tapping on a computer’s number keys or paper shooting out of a printer, you are most likely near our accounting department. Working diligently under deadlines, these employees process payroll and accounts payable, keep track of inventory, and gather financial data that your board of… Continue reading.

Spring safety

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Posted on Mar 07, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

As the weather begins to warm up, kids and adults alike will soon head outside to play and perform winter clean up.  Before you do, remember to look up and be alert for power lines and other electrical hazards, the best way to stay safe from electrocution — and even death. For kids Never fly… Continue reading.

Easy outage reporting available

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Posted on Mar 07, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

Lights out? Thirty percent of our power outages are triggered by the weather. Learn how to report an outage quickly and easily as possible. Outage Reporting Methods Bartholomew County REMC offers multiple ways to report an outage:  Call our outage call center at 800-927-5672.  Please make sure you have the phone number you will be… Continue reading.

Power line safety

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Posted on Mar 02, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Staying safe is just as important for the Hoosier Energy workforce and member co-ops as it is for consumers like you. That is why Hoosier Energy worked with a member cooperative to create a live line demonstration to help cooperatives show the dangers of energized power lines.  While you might have seen a similar demonstration… Continue reading.

Lineworkers: The heart of our cooperative

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Posted on Jan 30, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

Recognized as one of the most dangerous professions in the United States, lineworkers are known for their strong physical endurance and mental toughness. Every day, 10 of these skilled professionals at BCREMC help deliver electrical power from our substations into your homes, farms, and businesses. Being a lineworker is a physically demanding job — partly… Continue reading.

Co-ops support Indiana tourism

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Posted on Jan 29, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

Get your popular and comprehensive tourism publication, Indiana Festival Guide, which includes more than 600 festivals, craft fairs, holiday shows, historical re-enactments and community celebrations. The guide is available free of charge at BCREMC. Indiana’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives are committed to the communities they serve. That is why Bartholomew County REMC is pleased to help… Continue reading.

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