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.
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.
No matter if you have a water, gas, or electricity connection — or all three — utility scammers may already be targeting you. In fact, imposter scams are the number one type of fraud reported to the Federal Trade Commission. Utility scammers have been around for years. But since the COVID-19 pandemic and a work-from-home… Continue reading.
Power outages are never convenient. Sometimes, it’s no mystery why we are left in the dark, like when lightning and thunder rattle windows and walls. Other times, an outage may come out of the blue. The length of time it takes to restore power will vary by the cause. Decatur County REMC shares outage information… Continue reading.
By Donna Walker As Hoosiers continue to experience rising electricity bills, it is important for you to know the factors driving these cost increases and what can be expected moving forward. You should also know Hoosier Energy and your local electric co-op are doing everything possible to minimize the impact to consumers. Over the past… Continue reading.
Your dog loves riding in the car with you and playing in the grass on warm, sunny days. But when it gets really hot, keep Fido indoors where the air conditioning can keep your best friend cool. Like people, pets can suffer from all kinds of heat-related problems, like heat stroke, dehydration and respiratory distress…. Continue reading.
Drinking lots of water, wearing light-colored clothing and staying out of the sun will protect you from dehydration and heat stroke this summer. So can your air conditioner. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks air-conditioning as the number one protection against heat-related illness and death. So, take good care of yours. If you… Continue reading.
If you listen carefully, you can hear a quiet transformation happening. Electric appliances and equipment are becoming more popular than ever among consumers. Advancements in technology and battery power coupled with decreasing costs are winning over consumers looking for comparable utility and versatility. A bonus is that use of electric equipment is quieter and better… Continue reading.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATES District 1 Suzanne Parmer, Incumbent Parmer and her husband Mark live on West County Road 400 North in Greensburg. They have two children, Cole and Sidney. Parmer is a graduate of North Decatur High School and IUPUI. Parmer is the current director for District 1 and completed the Credentialed Cooperative Director… Continue reading.
Election packets arrived in the mail on or around May 16. Members can vote using the following methods: Early by mail Return your paper ballot prior to June 15. Please allow adequate time for mail service. Votes received after the deadline of June 15 will not be counted. Early using SmartHub Vote through your online… 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: CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Matt Raver, Crystal Greathouse, Jeanne Loechle, and Chris Galloway. Clay Nuhring made the motion to amend the agenda to move the legal discussion up. Carl Riedeman… Continue reading.