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.
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.
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.
Spring is the perfect time to schedule a tune-up so you can beat the summer rush, when the pros are busiest! Have your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system serviced once per year by a certified technician. He or she will inspect your system for signs of leaks, problems with electrical connections and wiring,… Continue reading.
You’ve likely noticed Boone REMC’s crews out and about, working on power lines and other electrical equipment in our community. It’s no secret that a lineworker’s job is tough––but it’s a job that’s essential and must be done, often in challenging conditions. This month, as we celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day on April 11, we thought… Continue reading.
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.
Boone REMC would like to personally invite you to the Boone REMC 2022 Annual Meeting! The event will take place on April 9, 2022, at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds from 8 am. to noon. The event will remain in the drive-through format with a business meeting starting at 11:30 a.m. Members can drive through… Continue reading.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.