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.
The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Jeanne Loechle and Matt Raver. A director made a request to modify the agenda to go into executive session at the beginning of the meeting. Jeff… Continue reading.
Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) are, in general, small-scale energy resources that provide electric capacity or energy close to where they are used. DERs are an evolving part of the utility landscape for consumers — and for Hoosier Energy, as well. In an effort to maximize the benefits of technologies such as battery storage, electric vehicle… Continue reading.
I have always been about numbers. Since being at Decatur County REMC, we have implemented metrics behind most of what we do. One of these data points we measure is outages. On average last year, Decatur County REMC electric service was active 99.98% of the time. Being that close to 100% is certainly a point… Continue reading.
NOTE: Board meeting minutes are available on our website, dcremc.com, once approved. The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present were CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Crystal Greathouse and Matt Raver. Suzanne Parmer moved to approve the agenda. Dale… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy recently announced the 2023 recipients of the second annual W. Eugene Roberts and Daniel L. Schuckman Memorial Scholarships. Ryan Wilson and Morgan Sutton, both of Osgood, Indiana, were named the winners of the $5,000 scholarships, given in memory of two longtime Hoosier Energy directors and board officers. Wilson and Sutton are cousins who… Continue reading.
“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins said this perfectly. I often read this quote to keep “visible” where I want Decatur County REMC to be. Every year, we write down our goals, work through them and reflect on what we accomplished. Last year, we… Continue reading.