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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 December

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Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

Chairman Tom Crowe called the Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, meeting to order at 6:15 p.m., and Jason Barnhorst kept minutes of the meeting. All members of the board were present. Also present was DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp and DCREMC staff members Jeanne Loechle, Rachel Sullivan and Crystal Greathouse. Upon motion by Jason Barnhorst, seconded by… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight: Eric Ewing

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Posted on Feb 26, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

Eric Ewing is the warehouse and material specialist at Decatur County REMC. He has been ordering materials, poles, transformers, tracking inventory, managing deliveries and keeping us entertained for 12 years. Ewing is a Greensburg native and a graduate of Greensburg High School. He and his wife, Faythe, have a daughter, Payten, attending college and a… Continue reading.

Distribution Line vs. Transmission Lines

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Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? Transmission and distribution power lines are a vital part of “the grid.” These lines incorporate separate voltages as power is transmitted from generating stations to member-consumers. Distribution lines: These lines and equipment are owned by member-co-ops who deliver energy to member-consumers. The most common voltage of distribution lines is 12,470 kV…. Continue reading.

Shedding light on human energy: Benefits of natural light in the workplace

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

These images show the difference the temperature of light can make in a workspace or at home. On the left is a light source that has a color temperature that produces light that has a blue tint. The photo on the right is a warmer temperature light source that adds more yellow or warm light… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight: Jennie Meyer

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Posted on Jan 25, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

Decatur County REMC’s Jennie Meyer will celebrate 11 years at the cooperative next month. Meyer and her husband, Stacy, reside in Greensburg and have twin girls, Ashlynn and Bailey, who are off to college this year. Meyer graduated from Southwestern High School in Hanover and went on to graduate from Hanover College with a double… Continue reading.

Apply for Youth Programs

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Posted on Jan 25, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

touchstone energy camp: June 5 – 8 A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2019. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. Indiana Youth Tour: June 13 – 20 Decatur County REMC wants to send you on a… Continue reading.

Brett’s Buzz: #Goals

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Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

I like to view the start of a new year as the opportunity to renew my spirit and focus. I usually set some personal goals for myself, but I also like to think about goals for my team, my community and our cooperative. In the spirit of fun, I’m going to list my #goals! PERSONAL… Continue reading.

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