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.
New ways to use electricity
If you listen carefully, you can hear a quiet transformation happening. Electric appliances and equipment are becoming more popular than ever among consumers. Advancements in technology and battery power coupled with decreasing purchase costs are winning over consumers looking for comparable utility and versatility. Some may argue that a bonus is that use of electric… Continue reading.
Attend Your Co-op’s Annual Meeting
As people plan in-person events following the pandemic-induced isolation the past two years, some are circling calendar dates for a familiar favorite — from their electric cooperative. Many electric co-ops are planning their annual meetings following canceled, scaled down, or virtual events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some co-ops have returned to hosting in-person member events,… Continue reading.
Restoring power safely and efficiently
We do our best to avoid them, but there’s no way around it: power outages occasionally happen. For most Boone REMC members, outages are rare. But when major storms impact our area, outages may occur. When outages do occur, how do Boone REMC crews know where to start working? How do you know if your outage… Continue reading.
A career of love in the cooperative world
Nearly 31 years of service at Boone REMC for Pam Warmoth has meant two different positions (with varying titles), three different CEOs, and many changes in technology, policies and procedures, culture shifts, and a sincere love of the electric cooperative and all that it stands for. “I love the co-op world,” Warmoth said. “It is more… Continue reading.
Operation Round Up
A total of $22,901.02 was awarded during the Operation Round Up March grant cycle. The following grants were given: Lebanon Education Foundation, Sheridan Community School Education Foundation, Traders Point Christian School Education Foundation, Western Boone Schools Education Foundation, Zionsville Education Foundation, Sheridan After Prom, Western Boone Post Prom, Zionsville After Prom, Lebanon Post Prom, Boone… Continue reading.
Keeping your cool
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.
When was the last time your home cooling system was inspected?
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.
Lineworkers recognized as the backbone of the cooperative
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.
A new look for the engineering department
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.
Times are changing and we continue to bring the light
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.