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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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The lawncare crew that loves its job

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Posted on Aug 28, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

You might have driven past one of the 10 cooperative solar arrays throughout central and southern Indiana. Each site provides renewable energy to co-ops like yours and is the size of nine football fields. This creates a challenge in the summer months — lawncare.  Hoosier Energy has hired a crew to help keep the grass… Continue reading.

Commitment to youth

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Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Indiana Youth Tour to D.C. Emily and Sara Law represented Bartholomew County REMC on the 2019 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., this June. The Indiana delegation of over 100 students representing 34 Indiana electric cooperatives joined more than 1,800 other students from 46 other states on the Youth Tour. BCREMC is pleased to… Continue reading.

News briefs

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Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Fish fry Aug. 9 On Friday, Aug. 9, the BCREMC annual fish fry to support the United Way of Bartholomew County will be held at the cooperative’s office. Fish sandwiches, side items, drinks and baked goods will be for sale from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Have lunch to support the United Way! The lunch… Continue reading.

How Hoosier Energy works to keep vegetation away from power lines

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Safe and reliable transmission of electricity is at the core of the Hoosier Energy vegetation management program. Trees or other woody-stemmed vegetation growing too close to power lines can cause extensive power outages and damage as well as pose serious fire and safety hazards to the public if the trees come in contact with energized… Continue reading.

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