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.
Electric Lawn Equipment Apply for an electric lawn equipment incentive in 2022. Rebate now available for corded or battery-powered options of: Push or self-propelled lawnmowers String trimmers Leaf blowers There are many advantages to electric lawn equipment technologies, No oil to change. No pesky spark plugs or fuel filters. Traditionally quieter than fossil fuel engines No need… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy’s Merom Generating Station in Sullivan County has a new owner — Hallador Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Terre Haute-based Hallador Energy Company. The transaction — which includes a 3 ½ year power purchase agreement (PPA) — is scheduled to close in mid-July once required governmental and financial approvals are obtained. Here’s what… Continue reading.
We often get reports from members that a call to their cell phone has threatened to disconnect power. Scammers’ tactics can change daily, which is why it’s important for you to stay on top of the latest scams. Scammers use the trust that the cooperative has created by delivering reliable services to defraud people, like… Continue reading.
Since 1997, Operation Round Up has provided grants to help organizations, as well as individuals, in Bartholomew County REMC’s service territory. Bartholomew REMC Membership Community Trust, Inc. oversees Operation Round Up, a voluntary initiative, allowing REMC members to donate funds to help those in need by rounding up their electric bills to the nearest dollar. … Continue reading.
Bartholomew County REMC has an 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.
Lights out? Thirty percent of our power outages are triggered by the weather. Learn how to report an outage quickly and easily as possible. Outage Reporting Methods Bartholomew County REMC offers multiple ways to report an outage: Call our outage call center at 800-927-5672. Please make sure you have the phone number you will be… Continue reading.
Whether it was first grade or eighth grade, the dream began early. On Dec. 17, 2021, that dream became reality for Jasper, Indiana’s Mitchell Werner and Greensburg, Indiana’s Waylan Case as they graduated from the North American Lineman Training Center. Both claimed their diplomas from the school in McEwen, Tennessee, with the help of a… Continue reading.
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.