Clark County REMC
Clark County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Sellersburg, Indiana. As a cooperative, Clark 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.
Keep food safe when the power goes out
Severe winds, lightning and even squirrels can temporarily cause the power to go out. We understand power outages of any length can be frustrating, especially when your fridge is stocked with perishable foods. Extended power outages are rare, but when they occur, it’s important to understand food safety measures to take to avoid illness. Here… Continue reading.
The butterfly effect
This summer, Hoosier Energy became the first generation and transmission cooperative in the country to receive the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Certificate of Inclusion (COI) to join the Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for the monarch butterfly. The butterfly’s migratory path and habitat go through the heart of Hoosier Energy’s service territory. If… Continue reading.
Fun at the fair
Summer means different things to different families. For me, it’s about time with family, spending lazy days on the water, telling stories about the good old days, and making memories to enjoy for years to come. And here at Clark County REMC, after a few years of COVID interruptions, summer means making community connections at… Continue reading.
Return to camp
Every summer, Clark County REMC invites students in the sixth grade to apply for a camp experience unlike any other summer camp. Camp Kilowatt, formerly called Touchstone Energy Camp, allows students to learn about the electric cooperative industry and electricity, participate in fun summer activities, and make new friends. This four-day and three-night camp included… Continue reading.
Indiana Youth Tour to D.C.
This June, Clark County REMC was honored to sponsor high school students entering their senior year on a trip to Washington, D.C., as part of the Indiana Youth Tour. Youth Tour is a weeklong experience that allows students to visit historical monuments and museums, meet with Indiana’s congressional delegation on Capitol Hill, make lifelong friends,… Continue reading.
Help! My lights are flickering
Do you have lights that flicker? If you do, you know how annoying this can be. Here are some common reasons why this happens. Before you begin any work, be safe with electric components and wiring. Switch off power at your circuit breaker panel and test your work area for energized wires using a voltage… Continue reading.
Call us before signing on the dotted line
Your cooperative understands the desire for options when it comes to the type of energy that powers your home. Solar has become very attractive for many of our member-consumers. Interest in green energy sources and renewables is at an all-time high. Before you decide to invest in solar and sign a contract with a solar… Continue reading.
Consortium to improve fiber connectivity
Fiber connectivity in and outside the state got a boost this summer when 21 electric and telephone cooperative service providers who offer communications services formed Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, LLC. The consortium’s goal, Accord Chair James Tanneberger, president and CEO of South Central Indiana REMC, noted, is “to work with fellow providers of all kinds to… Continue reading.
Navigating energy challenges
Energy is a limited resource. It must be produced just like any other product. So when your A/C kicks on, a power plant has to make your electricity and deliver it to you, almost instantaneously. This summer, there is a chance that there may not be enough electricity to go around. The trend for the… Continue reading.