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.
Camp Kilowatt | June 5–8 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming and much more. Apply online at campkilowatt.org by March 1. Indiana Youth Tour | June 16–23 Indiana’s electric cooperatives sponsor an unforgettable educational adventure to Washington, D.C.,… Continue reading.
More than five years after its last recorded run, the Union Volunteer Fire Department is back in business with help from Hoosier Energy. Located in Pike County, less than a mile from the Gibson County line, and within the service territory of Hoosier Energy member cooperative WIN Energy, Union needed a pole tall enough to… Continue reading.
Whether you are new to Decatur County REMC or you’ve been a member for a while, I’d like to start 2024 by answering some frequently asked questions we get from our members. We understand the importance of clear communication and believe that an informed membership is an empowered one. How do you pay back for… Continue reading.
Camp Kilowatt June 5–8 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming and much more. Apply online at campkilowatt.org. Indiana Youth Tour June 16–23 Indiana’s electric cooperatives sponsor an unforgettable educational adventure to Washington, D.C., for high school seniors-to-be. This… Continue reading.
Chairman Steve AmRhein opened the meeting, and Brian Scheidler kept the meeting minutes. All board members were present for the meeting. CEO Brett Abplanalp and employee Matt Raver were also present. Clay Nuhring moved to approve the agenda. Suzanne Parmer seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. Michael Charbonneau of Indiana Electric Cooperatives Government Relations… Continue reading.
Throughout the year, especially during the holidays, Hoosier Energy seeks to act on the cooperative principle — Concern for Community. In late October, Hoosier Energy was a platinum sponsor for the 2023 Women IN Energy Conference in Carmel, Indiana. The annual event began in 2017 to encourage women to pursue their dreams and make connections… Continue reading.
On Nov. 18, 1935, a group of Decatur County farmers met at Greensburg courthouse to discuss how to bring electricity to the unserved rural areas of the county. At this meeting, directors were chosen and Decatur County REMC was born. Though farmers initiated the move, we often forget those first directors pushed Decatur County REMC… Continue reading.
The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Matt Raver, Crystal Greathouse, Abby Asher and Sam Ruf. Dale Wernke moved to approve the agenda. Suzanne Parmer seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously…. Continue reading.
Please check the following unclaimed capital credit list to see if we owe you money. Any unclaimed amounts will be turned over to the corporation after 60 days. To claim your refund or for more information, call 812-663-3391. AARON M SMITH ABISHEIK JAYARAJA PERUMAL ADA WEINRICH ALAN CASSON ALBERT E PEARSON ALBERT E WEBER ALBERT… Continue reading.
Keeping transmission lines clear of overgrowth along 150-200-mile-long stretches each year is not an easy task. That’s why Hoosier Energy uses an aerial saw to get the job done. The saw features nine 25-inch carbide tip saw blades attached to multiple 20-foot aluminum poles. A 50-horsepower snowmobile motor that can be turned on and off… Continue reading.