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.
Bartholomew County REMC has a 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.
Touchstone Energy Cooperatives (TSE Services) will soon be offering electric members the opportunity to share their thoughts on what makes the “cooperative difference.” Bartholomew County REMC members may be contacted to share their opinions via online surveys or by a simple telephone conversation. TSE Services is a cooperatively owned research company that has gathered data… Continue reading.
Thank you to all that joined us for the Virtual Annual Meeting on April 29! If you participated in the election, your $10 bill credit will appear on your May bill. View the recording of the annual meeting on our website www.bcremc.com.
Twice every year, Jared Murphy climbs into a helicopter to patrol miles and miles of transmission rights-of-way that crisscross southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. As vegetation management coordinator, Murphy is looking for dead trees, overgrown brush or any other vegetation growth threatening to interfere with power lines along Hoosier Energy’s nearly 1,700-mile transmission network. … Continue reading.
This month, I want to spotlight our front-line employees. Chances are you have had the pleasure of speaking with them once or twice! Providing exceptional member care is the backbone of our cooperative. Our member services representatives take great pride in the assistance they provide to ensure our members have the support and answers they… Continue reading.
The Arbor Day Foundation encourages thoughtful practices that help preserve community trees while also serving Bartholomew County REMC’s members. This illustration below demonstrates effective planting by placing the right tree in the right place. Trees properly placed can lower line clearance costs for BCREMC, reduce tree mortality, and result in healthier trees for years to… Continue reading.
When severe weather hits, we respond quickly and make repairs that restore service to the largest number of people in the shortest amount of time. Who gets their power restored first? How do we make those decisions? Bartholomew County REMC’s intent is to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible. These are the… Continue reading.
Reflected on mid-April bills, Bartholomew County REMC members will see a credit in the wholesale tracker adjustment effective April 1. This tracker, passed directly to members from our power supplier, Hoosier Energy, will be -$0.005545 per kWh or approximately a credit of $5.55 per 1,000 kWh used. That makes the total per kWh $.103875. The… Continue reading.
Find a full biography of each candidate in your mailed annual meeting packet.
Five years ago, Tina Dixon joined Hoosier Energy’s human resources department. With over 20 years of experience today, Dixon helps the electric cooperative connect job applicants to available positions. She is on the frontline of seeing the Hoosier Energy workforce being built and how it is adapting to change. “Through my experience at Hoosier… Continue reading.