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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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Increasing efficiency on the farm

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Posted on Jan 04, 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

The heating of poultry barns can be a huge expense for farmers, especially during the winter. Opportunities to find new and efficient ways to decrease energy use for barn heating could help lessen that burden. In that effort, the Beneficial Electrification League (BEL), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting beneficial electrification of the economy, along… Continue reading.

2021 Incentives Available

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

As a member-owned cooperative, Bartholomew County REMC places a high priority on helping members use energy efficiently. If you have upgraded your home’s HVAC system, heat pump, or heat pump water heater in 2021, incentives are still available. If you have installed any new equipment or had a HVAC tune-up in 2021, please submit information… Continue reading.

Employees complete Community Day project

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

In October, a group of BCREMC employees gathered at Anderson Falls to do a Cooperative Community Day project. Employees did cleanup and worked to remove graffiti from the parking area’s rocks, trees and barriers. Security cameras were also installed to prevent future vandalism. We had a fun day contributing to our community!

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Applications now accepted for BCREMC scholarships

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

Applications are being accepted for two Bartholomew County REMC scholarships administered by the Heritage Fund — the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County. The Alex Barkes Memorial Scholarship was established by Bartholomew County REMC in memory of Alex Barkes.  Alex was employed as a network administrator at Bartholomew County REMC. He exhibited a strong work ethic… Continue reading.

Line inspection tool helps improve grid resiliency

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Posted on Dec 01, 2021 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, your co-op’s power provider, routinely inspects grid components, including the conductor that transmits high-voltage power throughout central and southern Indiana. This process is labor-intensive as it requires de-energizing a portion of the grid. Line crews can then safely remove a section of the conductor and send it to a lab to determine if… Continue reading.

Warm Hands/Warm Hearts

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Posted on Nov 07, 2021 in Bartholomew County REMC

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…. Continue reading.

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