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.
Help us partner with Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center (LCNFC) to provide new store-bought or hand-knitted caps, hats, mittens, gloves and scarves for their clients who are unable to purchase them for their children, ages newborn to 18. Beginning now through Dec. 8, Bartholomew County REMC will collect these items and donate them to LCNFC. These… Continue reading.
Gather your sensitive financial and personal documents and bring them to BCREMC during business hours, Dec. 12-16 for free secure paper shredding. When you arrive, deposit your items in the bins located in the lobby. Speedy Shred, a local professional shredding business, will come throughout the week to shred all of your paper on-site so… Continue reading.
Have you ever been interested in becoming part of the governing body at Bartholomew County REMC? BCREMC’s board of directors and nominating committee members are elected yearly by the members during the annual meeting. Directors are responsible for establishing, reviewing, and revising corporate policies to insure that Bartholomew County REMC continues to keep service to… Continue reading.
At Bartholomew County REMC, we’re committed to providing you with reliable power. There are some things we can’t stop — high winds, thunderstorms, ice storms — but we do what we can to prevent the main outage culprit — trees. Vegetation — trees, shrubs, brush — growing too close to power lines and distribution equipment… Continue reading.
Up to $50 is available for a HVAC tune-up service or preventative maintenance rebate. Hire a licensed HVAC contractor to perform a pre-determined list of services on your current air source heat pump or air-conditioning cooling unit. There are many advantages to a preventative maintenance service for HVAC equipment: • Fewer major repairs in the… Continue reading.
The Electrify Indiana 2022 conference was held Sept. 22 in Indianapolis. It was co-hosted by Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Alliance along with the Beneficial Electrification League. What got the over 270 attendees, 33 sponsors and 23 exhibitors buzzing was the interaction. With utilities, businesses and industry leaders all gathered under the same roof,… Continue reading.
Members will flood our office for Member Appreciation Day on Oct. 25 when we celebrate National Cooperative Month and YOU! But what are we really celebrating? It’s what makes Bartholomew County REMC different, and why that matters. Eighty-five years ago, our area didn’t have electricity. Young folks were leaving en masse to find a brighter… Continue reading.
It’s fun to make your home look spooky at Halloween, and many enjoy decorating for trick-or-treaters just as much as they enjoy decking the halls for Christmas. We’ve all seen Halloween displays become more elaborate. Decorations make the holiday more fun, but it’s important to make sure you’re decorating safely. Tips you’ll want to consider… Continue reading.
Typically, in seasons like fall and spring, energy bills are lower, since you can take a break from running the HVAC system. Fall is the perfect time to dial back the AC and enjoy the change of seasons. Start the morning off by opening the windows to let the cool air in. In the evening,… Continue reading.
Amid inflation, energy prices are also subject to the domestic and global market pressures. We purchase the power that we distribute to you from Hoosier Energy. Because of the increasing costs of wholesale power from Hoosier Energy, the tracker on your bill, effective Oct. 1, will be $0.006031 per kWh, making the total cost per… Continue reading.
At Bartholomew County REMC we are constantly striving to improve our operational efficiency so we can provide the most reliable electric service possible for our members (that’s you!). We rely on data for nearly all aspect of our operations, which is why we need your help. By making sure we have your most accurate and complete… Continue reading.