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.
Upgrading 1,680 miles of the electrical grid is a significant endeavor in the best of times. Throw in a pandemic, and it’s easy to imagine how the whole thing could get off track. But that’s not what happened with a recent project. Hoosier Energy takes a proactive approach toward grid reliability. This can be seen… Continue reading.
By Courtney Metzger This month in our employee spotlight, we are featuring an indispensable team member, Lisa Dyer. Lisa fulfills our human resources manager and board relations role. Her duties are extremely important to our operation. In fact, she makes fundamental contributions to our organization’s culture, and development, and also works hard to hire exceptional… Continue reading.
Vegetation management is crucial to providing reliable service to our members. In late August and early September, BCREMC will be spraying under electric lines. Areas affected will be those last trimmed in the Grandview, Taylorsville, Rocky Ford, Woodside and Ogilville territory. BCREMC will not spray yards. We are primarily focusing on fields, ditches, fence rows,… Continue reading.
BCREMC’s Electric Vehicle Team was on a mission to find an efficient and convenient charging solution for our community. Through a project management process, and required criteria, the team found that placing a level 2 EV charger at CERAland park was most beneficial. This popular park is now home to the Enel X JuiceBox EV… Continue reading.
In the early 2000s, Hoosier Energy began diversifying how it generates electricity. New resources include hydro, solar, landfill gas and wind power. The addition of these renewable resources has been strategic, allowing your co-op’s power supplier to meet the needs of member-consumers like you. Hoosier Energy is pleased to announce that Hallador Energy Company will… Continue reading.
The sight of a utility truck rolling into your neighborhood is one of the most welcomed sights after a storm, or an event that causes a power outage. The linemen you see scaling poles and making repairs are often working outdoors in the elements to ensure our members are safe and comfortable. Working as a… Continue reading.
Reflected on mid-July bills, Bartholomew County REMC members will see a wholesale tracker adjustment effective July 1. This tracker, passed directly to members from our power supplier, Hoosier Energy, will be a credit of $0.004280 per kWh. That makes the total per kWh $0.10514. The easiest explanation of a tracker is that it is a… Continue reading.
It’s one of the oldest battles: the never-ending squabble over the thermostat. Who gets temperature controlling rights in your home? And do a few degrees really matter when it comes to paying your bill at the end of each month? Even though it can take a fiery debate for all parties to agree on a… Continue reading.