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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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Cost of service study is complete — what’s next?

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

The mission of Decatur County REMC states: To provide reliable, affordable, friendly service to our members and communities. As a member-owned cooperative, we understand the value and contribution each member makes in sustaining the organization and consider financial management one of our greatest tasks. Our system, infrastructure, and membership are continuously changing and we must… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Jeanne Loechle

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Jeanne Loechle is a lifelong Decatur County REMC member and a Decatur County native. As a child, she remembers going to annual meetings and singing the REMC song, “Ringing everyone a Merry Christmas.” Loechle’s DCREMC career began in customer service where she enjoyed working with members daily. From that role, she transitioned into the executive… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Patrick Nobbe

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

In this month’s “Employee Spotlight,” we’d like for you to meet our line superintendent, Patrick Nobbe. Nobbe, a Greensburg native, is a graduate of Greensburg High School. He served eight years with the United States Navy as a part of the Seabees — the Naval Construction Force of the United States Navy. In his humble… Continue reading.

Preparing for the future

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high. Consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric vehicles. There’s… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Jenny Burkhart

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

If you’ve visited the Decatur County REMC office within the last year, you’ve probably been greeted by the smiling face of Jenny Burkhart. Burkhart joined our co-op family as a member service representative a year ago this month. She graduated from South Decatur High School in 2001 and brings over 15 years of customer service… Continue reading.

Summary of board’s meeting in August

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Chairman Tom Crowe called the Aug. 23, 2018, 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 personnel Karen Forshee and Crystal Greathouse. Earl Ridlen III of London Witte Group was also present. Upon… Continue reading.

Residential survey planned for fall

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

As an electric residential member, the better Decatur County REMC understands you, the better we can serve you. That’s why we occasionally survey our members to identify emerging trends in power use. This month, an independent research firm will survey a limited number of residential members through the internet or by telephone to identify emerging… Continue reading.

Farm bill priorities

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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

The U.S. House and Senate each passed versions of the Farm Bill this summer and are seeking to reach a compromise on the legislation in the fall. NRECA is urging lawmakers on the Farm Bill conference committee, tasked with coming up with the final version of the bill, to consider electric co-ops’ priorities. “We are… Continue reading.

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