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.
A Hoosier Energy employee who drives throughout central and southern Indiana shares some precautions he takes to stay safe and to keep your energy flowing. Meter Relay Technician Don Small has worked at Hoosier Energy for nearly 39 years. He has accumulated approximately 1.5 million miles driving to different substations and member cooperatives, averaging 40,000-60,000… Continue reading.
In recognition of National Lineman Appreciation Day, Hoosier Energy pays tribute to all power delivery professionals who work to keep the lights on. We applaud your accomplishments and devotion, which represents the heart of the cooperative spirit. On April 10, take a moment to add #ThankALineman to a post on social media.
At the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center, a mascot helps engage students who are excited to learn about the environment. At first, this mascot did not have a name. To find one, suggestions were gathered from students visiting the education center. A committee of officials from the Department of Education, the Department of Natural Resources… Continue reading.
Bartholomew County REMC Annual Meeting Thursday, April 20 Clarion Hotel Conference Center, Columbus 5:30-7 p.m. — Registration and entertainment by The Marlinaires 7 p.m. — Business meeting A kids’ program for ages 4-12 will be available. We hope to see you there!
Each year, Bartholomew County REMC offers member incentives designed to assist you in purchasing high-efficiency heating, cooling or water-heating equipment. The program is re-evaluated every year. If you have installed, or plan to replace any HVAC equipment or a water heater in 2017, please notify us with the appropriate information so that we can get… Continue reading.
Have you ever wondered what the “Monthly Service Fee” on your electric bill is? Well, you’re not alone. The charge covers our costs for connecting you to the electric grid and maintaining the electrical system. Some of the key values behind the concept of a cooperative are openness and fairness — everyone paying their fair… Continue reading.
I’m seeing red and pink in all the stores. Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday to recognize loved ones. However, the cards, balloons and candy covering the aisles this time of year miss the mark. I need a card for our community! It’s great to let loved ones know you care about them, but let’s… Continue reading.
The surroundings at the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center are peaceful. Wildlife roams in the woods, turtles and snakes come and go at the water’s edge, and intermittent gusts of wind and or sunny skies create a measurable amount of renewable energy. Across the water is Hoosier Energy’s largest generation asset — Merom Generating Station,… Continue reading.