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Boone REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Lebanon, Indiana. As a cooperative, Boone 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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Keeping your cool

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Posted on Apr 28, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Summertime is on its way. Many of us are already planning ahead for those hot, humid days when our air conditioners become our best friends. We all know the basic rules of supply and demand — when demand goes up, the price typically goes up. The same goes for electricity: when businesses are operating and… Continue reading.

Long-distance charges

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Posted on Mar 28, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Drivers pulling off the interstate to fill their gas tanks may soon encounter another type of auto fueling up during their stops: electric vehicles. Wabash Valley Power is one of eight utility partners planning an electric vehicle fast charger network across Indiana. WVPA plans to install four chargers: near Interstate 65, Interstate 70, Interstate 74… Continue reading.

A new look for the engineering department

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Posted on Mar 28, 2022 in Boone REMC

Boone REMC welcomes two new members to its team and to the engineering department. Allen Jones, VP of engineering services Where did you go to school?I have three degrees from different schools. Vincennes University: Associate of Science; Purdue University: Bachelor of Science; North Carolina State University: Master of Science MSGIS What is your previous electric… Continue reading.

Scholarship Girl

Scholarships available

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Posted on Mar 03, 2022 in Boone REMC

Boone REMC will award 15 – $500 post-secondary scholarships for students who are dependents or legal wards of Boone REMC members. The scholarships will be awarded during a random drawing at the Boone REMC annual meeting in April 2022. Details and an application can be found at: https://www.bremc.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/scholarship2022-1.pdf

The surge scourge

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Posted on Mar 03, 2022 in Boone REMC

A power surge is an unexpected increase in voltage, and it can occur from a variety of sources. Regardless of the cause, power surges can majorly damage electronic devices and equipment in your home.  Let’s take a look at common causes of power surges and how you can protect your sensitive electronics. One of the… Continue reading.

Hardened House

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Posted on Feb 26, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Noble REMC energy advisor Brian Hawk worked with high school students pouring concrete in a project that taught even him valuable lessons.  Hawk helped the students set forms and pour a basement using insulated concrete forms (ICF). ICF blocks are made from a foam exterior with rebar placed on the inside, which has connective plastic… Continue reading.

5 Reasons We Love Serving Our Members

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Posted on Jan 27, 2022 in Boone REMC

Valentine’s Day may seem like an observance created by a greeting card company to boost sales. Over time, this widely celebrated day has generated millions of dollars in flower, candy, and, of course, greeting card sales. But Valentine’s Day isn’t just for the lovebirds. It’s also the perfect time to let our friends, family, co-workers… Continue reading.

Rates will increase in April

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Posted on Jan 27, 2022 in Boone REMC

In April, Boone REMC will implement an overall rate increase of 4.2 percent. The raise is necessary for the cooperative to pay current expenses. It is important to note that we are a not-for-profit and any profits the cooperative incurs are returned to the members in the form of patronage.   Why April?  April is… Continue reading.

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