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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 October

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Posted on Jan 07, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present: CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Matt Raver and Crystal Greathouse. Upon motion made by Jeff Lawrence, seconded by Dale Wernke, and carried, the agenda was approved.  ACRE/FORE Presentation  Alexandra Jones with… Continue reading.

Increasing efficiency on the farm

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Posted on Jan 04, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

The heating of poultry barns can be a huge expense for farmers, especially during the winter. Opportunities to find new and efficient ways to decrease energy use for barn heating could help lessen that burden. In that effort, the Beneficial Electrification League (BEL), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting beneficial electrification of the economy, along… Continue reading.

Summary of board’s meeting in September

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Posted on Dec 08, 2021 in Decatur County REMC

The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein, and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present: CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Matt Raver, Crystal Greathouse, Jennie Meyer, Pat Nobbe and Chris Gallaway. Guest speakers were Brian Christenberry with IEC and Chris Hawkins, auditor for Monroe Shine. Upon… Continue reading.

Unclaimed credits list

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Posted on Dec 08, 2021 in Decatur County REMC

Please check the following unclaimed capital credit list to see if we owe you money. To claim a refund, fill out the claim form on page 26 and return it to our office. Additional documents may be required. Any unclaimed amounts will be turned over to the corporation after 60 days. If you have an… Continue reading.

Line inspection tool helps improve grid resiliency

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Posted on Dec 01, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy, your co-op’s power provider, routinely inspects grid components, including the conductor that transmits high-voltage power throughout central and southern Indiana. This process is labor-intensive as it requires de-energizing a portion of the grid. Line crews can then safely remove a section of the conductor and send it to a lab to determine if… Continue reading.

It’s a Matter of (Co-op!) Principles (Part 2)

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Posted on Nov 02, 2021 in Decatur County REMC

You may recall that last month my column touched on the first three Cooperative Principles, so this month, I’d like to tell you about the remaining four principles. The Cooperative Principles are essential to the co-op business model and benefit all members of the co-op.  Autonomy and Independence The fourth principle, Autonomy and Independence, means… Continue reading.

Meet Sam Miller

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Posted on Nov 02, 2021 in Decatur County REMC

Academic background: 2018 graduate of Greensburg Community High School. Currently a senior at Marian University in Indianapolis, studying history and communication with a digital media concentration.  Excurricular activities: Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society, the Marian Phoenix, Marian Ambassadors, and the Marian Knight Dance Team (two seasons as a performing athlete and two as a social… Continue reading.

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