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.
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed with special observances like Teacher Appreciation Week, Presidents’ Day, African American History Month, and Valentine’s Day. During this month of expressing admiration, I can’t think of a better time to convey our devotion to our community and serving you, the members of the… Continue reading.
On behalf of BCREMC, we wish Max Bode a happy retirement. Max joined the BCREMC team 40 years ago as a maintenance employee, and since then has excelled in several positions at the co-op. He has held titles of groundman, meter reader, and lineman. At the time of his retirement he had the responsibility of… Continue reading.
Bartholomew County REMC Virtual Annual Meeting Thursday, June 16, 7 p.m BCREMC Day at the Fair Annual Meeting meet and greet. A free parking pass to our day at the fair on June 28 will be in the annual meeting voting packet, mailed in May.
CAMP KILOWATT | June 8-11 A fun, unique and electrifying camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2022. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. APPLY: Go to campkilowatt.org to apply. Applications must be completed online by March 1. INDIANA YOUTH TOUR | June 16-23 Bartholomew… Continue reading.
Get your popular and comprehensive tourism publication, which includes listings for more than 600 festivals, craft fairs, holiday shows, historical re-enactments and community celebrations. The guide is available free of charge at BCREMC. Indiana’s cooperatives are committed to the communities they serve. That is why Bartholomew County REMC is pleased to highlight some of the… Continue reading.
If a winter storm would happen to come our way this month, BCREMC wants everyone to know how to stay safe and warm during the recovery efforts. “In a winter storm emergency, restoring power and heat to consumers is the highest priority, and electric utility crews work around the clock to restore service,” said Shawn… Continue reading.
As technology continues to improve and change the landscape of energy demand, Hoosier Energy and its 18 not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative member-consumers throughout central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois, are changing with it. Maximizing the opportunities for technological advancement, Hoosier Energy works with its members to develop, implement and evaluate various pilot programs that… Continue reading.
One of the things that makes our community special is the beautiful nature that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for wildlife. We know that you appreciate our community for many of the same reasons. At BCREMC we strive to balance maintaining beautiful surroundings… Continue reading.
Baby, it’s cold outside! When you’re feeling chilly at home, there are several budget-friendly ways you can keep comfortable without turning up the thermostat. Here are five easy ways to stay cozy this winter. Whether you’re experiencing extremely cold winter temps or you simply “run cold,” an electric blanket can deliver quick warmth like a… Continue reading.
Starting on mid-January bills, Bartholomew County REMC members will once again see a credit in the wholesale tracker adjustment effective January 1. This tracker, passed directly to members from our power supplier, Hoosier Energy, will be ($0.000717) per kwh or approximately a credit of $0.72 per 1,000 kWh used. That makes the total per kWh… Continue reading.
Remember to look at your first BCREMC bill of the year to see your total Operation Round Up contribution for 2021. Your contributions are a charitable donation to the Bartholomew County Community Trust and are tax deductible. Approximately 50 percent of our membership participated in Operation Round Up during 2021. Please consider rounding up your… Continue reading.
What if we told you that you are only six resolutions away from lower energy bills this year? What’s more, you can start all of these energy-saving resolutions today, and most of them don’t even cost a thing. Ready to get started? Just keep reading! ENERGY-SAVING RESOLUTIONS TO START TODAY Resolution 1: I will reduce… Continue reading.