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Decatur County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana. As a cooperative, Decatur 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.

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Summary of board’s meeting in August

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Posted on Oct 30, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

• Chairman Steve AmRhein called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., and Michael Brelage kept minutes of the meeting. • All members of the board were present. Also present were DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp and DCREMC staff members Jennie Meyer, Jeanne Loechle, Crystal Greathouse, Amy Ewing, Becky Metz, and Abby Asher. • Upon motion… Continue reading.

Critical device invented to protect the electric grid

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Posted on Oct 28, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

One of the electric power industry’s most important goals is ensuring the integrity of the power grid.Digital fault recorders are one technology used to monitor operations at substations and power plants throughout North America. The devices continually monitor the flow of electricity in and out of these locations. These devices are always on and they… Continue reading.

Decatur County REMC employees performing a community service project by painting

Showing We Care

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Posted on Sep 29, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

DCREMC employees participated in the United Fund Day of Caring on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Employees worked together to complete a variety of painting projects at the Burney Volunteer Fire Department. DCREMC and its employees are proud supporters of the annual United Fund campaign, which supports non-profit agencies throughout the Decatur County community.

Decatur County REMC director Jason Barnhorst

Barnhorst earns credentials

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Posted on Sep 29, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

Decatur County REMC (DCREMC) Director Jason Barnhorst successfully completed requirements to earn the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) designation.  The first part of NRECA’s three-part Director Education Program, the CCD program consists of five courses that focus on basic governance knowledge and the essential skills required of cooperative directors. The… Continue reading.

Summary of board’s meeting in July

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Posted on Sep 29, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

• Chairman Steve AmRhein called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., and Michael Brelage kept minutes of the meeting. • All members of the board were present. Also present was DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp and DCREMC staff members Jennie Meyer and Rachel Sullivan. • Upon motion by Dale Wernke, seconded by Jason Barnhorst, and… Continue reading.

Grant funds school improvements

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Posted on Sep 26, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Gavin Scherschel walks a small piece of wood over to a tabletop circular saw and carefully trims it to the perfect length. He is on a team building a model home in the construction trades program at the North Lawrence Career Center.  A year ago, the process of trimming a piece of wood was not… Continue reading.

Summer got you down?

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Posted on Aug 31, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

We are grinding out the last few weeks of summer and heading into fall full of energy (pun intended). I am excited about what we are working on and the strategies that we’ve established to help guide the way. As I mentioned last month, one of our current strategic initiatives is operational excellence. In order… Continue reading.

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