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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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Spring safety

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Posted on Mar 05, 2020 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 a kite on… Continue reading.

Easy outage reporting available

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Posted on Mar 05, 2020 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.

Pole-top rescue training focuses on speed, safety

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Posted on Feb 25, 2020 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

A second-generation line specialist, Dave Helton once saw his dad’s friends climbing poles and putting up power lines near his workplace. “After I saw that, I knew going forward I wanted to be a lineman,” says Helton, who has worked for Hoosier Energy almost 27 years. “I’ve never looked back. I love working with my… Continue reading.

Serving our community

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Posted on Feb 06, 2020 in Bartholomew County REMC

With Valentine’s Day approaching, we can’t think of a better time to express how much we love this community and serving you, the members of the co-op.   We know when we helped to bring electricity to rural Indiana many years ago, the quality of life improved for all. Through the years, other issues needed… Continue reading.

Hudson retires

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Posted on Feb 06, 2020 in Bartholomew County REMC

On behalf of BCREMC, we wish Kevin Hudson a happy retirement.  Kevin has been a faithful and hard working employee and a figure that has inspired many.  We all would like to wish him good luck in the next chapter of life. Kevin has worked as a lineman for BCREMC for 33 years.  His encouraging… Continue reading.

Co-ops support Indiana tourism

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Posted on Feb 06, 2020 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.

Be safe, share the road this winter

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Posted on Feb 01, 2020 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

At Hoosier Energy, being “Safe by Choice” is an employee mindset. Being safe on the job or on the road is important. That is why we ask you to be sure to follow these tips when around snow plows, emergency vehicles or electric utility vehicles if the weather takes a turn for the worse this… Continue reading.

FIRST quarter tracker

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Posted on Jan 07, 2020 in Bartholomew County REMC

The power we buy from Hoosier Energy to sell to you constantly fluctuates in price. Because of this, the tracker will again change for the first quarter. The energy tracker, that adjusts quarterly, allows us to keep our base rates consistent, but still collect the money we will owe for the purchased power.  There is no mark-up… Continue reading.

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