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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 power behind your power

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Posted on Apr 05, 2022 in Bartholomew County REMC

You’ve likely noticed Bartholomew County REMC’s crews out and about, working on power lines and other electrical equipment in our community. It’s no secret that a lineworker’s job is tough –– but it’s a job that’s essential and must be done, often in challenging conditions. This month, as we celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day on April 11,… Continue reading.

Springtime incentives available

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Posted on Apr 05, 2022 in Bartholomew County REMC

Electric Lawn Equipment  Apply for an electric lawn equipment incentive in 2022. Rebate now available for corded or battery-powered options of: Push or self-propelled lawnmowers String trimmers Leaf blowers There are many advantages to electric lawn equipment technologies, No oil to change. No pesky spark plugs or fuel filters. Traditionally quieter than fossil fuel engines No need… Continue reading.

Hoosier Energy sells Merom Generating Station

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Posted on Mar 28, 2022 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

Hoosier Energy’s Merom Generating Station in Sullivan County has a new owner — Hallador Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Terre Haute-based Hallador Energy Company. The transaction — which includes a 3 ½ year power purchase agreement (PPA) — is scheduled to close in mid-July once required governmental and financial approvals are obtained.  Here’s what… Continue reading.

Beware of utility scams

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Posted on Mar 10, 2022 in Bartholomew County REMC

We often get reports from members that a call to their cell phone has threatened to disconnect power.  Scammers’ tactics can change daily, which is why it’s important for you to stay on top of the latest scams. Scammers use the trust that the cooperative has created by delivering reliable services to defraud people, like… Continue reading.

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BCREMC Operation Round Up 2021 Annual Report

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Posted on Mar 10, 2022 in Bartholomew County REMC

Since 1997, Operation Round Up has provided grants to help organizations, as well as individuals, in Bartholomew County REMC’s service territory. Bartholomew REMC Membership Community Trust, Inc. oversees Operation Round Up, a voluntary initiative, allowing REMC members to donate funds to help those in need by rounding up their electric bills to the nearest dollar. … Continue reading.

Sign up for BCREMC Prepay Electric

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Posted on Mar 10, 2022 in Bartholomew County REMC

Bartholomew County REMC has an easy and convenient way residential members can pay for electricity. It’s called Prepay Electric, and it allows members to pay up front for electricity before they ever use a single kilowatt-hour! Prepay Electric helps you control your budget by making payments into your account as you can afford to do… Continue reading.

Easy outage reporting available

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Posted on Mar 10, 2022 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.

Climbing toward their dreams

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Posted on Feb 26, 2022 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

Whether it was first grade or eighth grade, the dream began early. On Dec. 17, 2021, that dream became reality for Jasper, Indiana’s Mitchell Werner and Greensburg, Indiana’s Waylan Case as they graduated from the North American Lineman Training Center. Both claimed their diplomas from the school in McEwen, Tennessee, with the help of a… Continue reading.

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