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.
Touchstone Energy provides electric co-ops like yours with resources to be the trusted information resource in your community. Resources include communicating the cooperative difference many of us enjoy. An advertising campaign has been designed to communicate that cooperatives are innovative, stable and trustworthy – thanks to their decades-long role in the communities they serve. Touchstone… Continue reading.
National studies consistently rank power line installers and repairers among the most dangerous jobs in the country, and for good reason. Laboring high in the air wearing bulky safety gear and working directly with high voltage creates the perfect storm of a dangerous and unforgiving profession. But electric lineworkers are up to the task. These… Continue reading.
As reported in previous issues of the magazine, Decatur County REMC has instituted a rate increase. The increase is based on the findings of a cost of service study done by the cooperative. The new rate will be reflected on May bills. Who decides when a rate increase is needed? DCREMC’s board of directors sets… Continue reading.
• Chairman Tom Crowe called the Jan. 24, 2019, meeting to order at 6:30 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 Accounting Manager Karen Forshee. • Upon motion by Jason Barnhorst, seconded by Brian Scheidler, and… Continue reading.
This month marks my two-year anniversary as CEO of Decatur County REMC. As I reflect on these last two years, I realize how much I have learned and grown from my team, the board of directors and our members whom we serve. April 1 marks the start of a rate change and realignment based on… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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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.
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.